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Rayne, Louisiana

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The location of Rayne

Welcome to Rayne ...

The city of Rayne is located in Acadia Parish.

The location of Rayne has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Rayne has a population of 8,071 people<2> (see below for details).

Rayne is near sea level<3>.

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

Rayne lies within the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Rayne: 70578<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rayne had a population of 7,953 people (which is 12.87% of the total population of Acadia Parish). This makes Rayne the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Rayne represents 0.18% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,953 people, the population of Rayne decreased 7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,552 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Rayne had an population of 8,071 people. This is an increase of 1.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.62% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rayne.

Communities near Rayne ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lafayette   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the East (E) of Rayne

Located in Lafayette Parish

Youngsville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Rayne

Located in Lafayette Parish

Crowley   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Rayne

Broussard   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Rayne

Located in Lafayette Parish

Eunice   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Rayne

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Carencro   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rayne

Located in Lafayette Parish

Scott   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Rayne

Located in Lafayette Parish

Kaplan   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Rayne

Located in Vermilion Parish

Church Point   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Rayne

Sunset   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rayne

Located in Saint Landry Parish

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

Communities Also Named Rayne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Rayne - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Websites for Rayne ...

Official Website:

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 Rayne. 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 Rayne. 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 Rayne.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rayne:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rayne ...

Looking for more information about Rayne? 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 Rayne, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rayne.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Rayne.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rayne - 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 Rayne). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rayne 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- Rayne) 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 Rayne. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rayne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rayne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2406, Longitude: -92.2669     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rayne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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