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Welcome to Port Allen ...

The city of Port Allen is located in West Baton Rouge Parish<1> and is the Parish Seat for West Baton Rouge Parish.

The location of Port Allen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Port Allen: Prt. Allen

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Port Allen has a population of 4,743 people<3> (see below for details).

Port Allen is near sea level<4>.

Time Zone: Port Allen lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Port Allen: (225)

The ZIP code for Port Allen: 70767<5>

Websites for Port Allen ...

Official Website:   www.portallen.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.wbrchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Allen had an population of 4,743 people. This is a decrease of 8.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Allen had a population of 5,180 people (which is 21.78% of the total population of West Baton Rouge Parish). This makes Port Allen the parish's most populous community.

The population of Port Allen represents 0.11% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,180 people, the population of Port Allen decreased 1.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,278 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Allen.

Communities Also Named Port Allen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Port Allen - they are located in Hawaii and Iowa.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Port Allen.

Communities near Port Allen ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Port Allen.

  • Central [East Baton Rouge Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
    • Central [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Port Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,357 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<7>
  • Zachary [East Baton Rouge Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zachary
    • Zachary [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Port Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zachary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zachary<7>
  • Baker [East Baton Rouge Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baker
    • Baker [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Port Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,194 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baker<7>
  • Denham Springs [Livingston Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denham Springs
    • Denham Springs [Livingston Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Port Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,753 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denham Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denham Springs<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Gabriel [Iberville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Gabriel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Gabriel
      • Saint Gabriel [Iberville Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Port Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,460 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Gabriel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Gabriel<7>
    • Plaquemine [Iberville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plaquemine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plaquemine
      • Plaquemine [Iberville Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Port Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,539 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plaquemine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plaquemine<7>
    • Addis [West Baton Rouge Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addis
      • Addis [West Baton Rouge Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Port Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,221 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Addis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Addis<7>
    • Maringouin [Iberville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maringouin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maringouin
      • Maringouin [Iberville Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Port Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 994 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maringouin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maringouin<7>
    • Slaughter [East Feliciana Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slaughter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slaughter
      • Slaughter [East Feliciana Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Port Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 906 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slaughter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slaughter<7>
    • Rosedale [Iberville Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
      • Rosedale [Iberville Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Port Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 743 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosedale<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Port Allen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Allen.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Allen. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Port Allen.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Allen. See our Newspapers Page for Port Allen.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Allen ...

Looking for more information about Port Allen? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Port Allen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Allen.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About West Baton Rouge Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Port Allen: www.portallen.org/

The official website for West Baton Rouge Parish: www.wbrcouncil.org/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including West Baton Rouge, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Allen.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Allen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Port Allen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Port Allen or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port Allen) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Port Allen. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port Allen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4516, Longitude: -91.2095       In this case, the coordinates for Port Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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