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Port Allen, Louisiana

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Welcome to Port Allen ...

The city of Port Allen is located in West Baton Rouge Parish 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).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Port Allen: Prt. Allen

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Port Allen has a population of 4,968 people<2> (see below for details).

Port Allen is near sea level<3>.

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<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Allen had a population of 5,180 people (or 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Port Allen had an population of 4,968 people. This is a decrease of 4.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.87% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Port Allen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Central   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Port Allen

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Zachary   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Port Allen

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Baker   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Port Allen

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Denham Springs   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Port Allen

Located in Livingston Parish

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Port Allen

Located in Iberville Parish

Plaquemine   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Port Allen

Located in Iberville Parish

Addis   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Port Allen

Maringouin   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Port Allen

Located in Iberville Parish

Slaughter   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Port Allen

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Rosedale   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Port Allen

Located in Iberville Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby 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.

Websites for Port Allen ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Port Allen. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Allen.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

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About West Baton Rouge Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Port Allen:

The official website for West Baton Rouge Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Allen.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Allen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Port Allen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Port Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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