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Welcome to Slaughter ...

The village of Slaughter is located in East Feliciana Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Slaughter has a population of 897 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Slaughter.

Slaughter is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Slaughter lies within the (225) area code.

The ZIP code for Slaughter: 70777<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Slaughter had an population of 897 people. This is a decrease of 10.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Slaughter had a population of 997 people. This makes Slaughter the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Slaughter represents 0.02% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 173rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 997 people, the population of Slaughter decreased 1.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,011 people).

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

Communities Also Named Slaughter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Slaughter - they are located in Delaware, Florida, North Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Slaughter ...

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

  • Baton Rouge [East Baton Rouge Parish]
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    • Baton Rouge [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Slaughter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,052 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baton Rouge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baton Rouge<7>
  • Central [East Baton Rouge Parish]
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    • Central [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Slaughter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,450 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Central
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<7>
  • Zachary [East Baton Rouge Parish]
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    • Zachary [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Slaughter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,417 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zachary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zachary<7>
  • Baker [East Baton Rouge Parish]
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    • Baker [East Baton Rouge Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Slaughter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,999 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baker<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Denham Springs [Livingston Parish]
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      • Denham Springs [Livingston Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Slaughter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,842 people
      • Former names for Denham Springs:
      • Amite Springs
      • Hill's Springs
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denham Springs<7>
    • Port Allen [West Baton Rouge Parish]
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      • Port Allen [West Baton Rouge Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Slaughter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,720 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allen<7>
    • New Roads [Pointe Coupee Parish]
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      • New Roads [Pointe Coupee Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Slaughter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,409 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Roads
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Roads<7>
    • Jackson [East Feliciana Parish]
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      • Jackson [East Feliciana Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Slaughter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
    • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish]
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      • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Slaughter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,589 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Francisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Francisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Francisville<7>
    • Clinton [East Feliciana Parish]
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      • Clinton [East Feliciana Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Slaughter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<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 Slaughter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Slaughter.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Slaughter. 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 Slaughter.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Slaughter ...

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

Adding Slaughter to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Slaughter in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Slaughter was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Slaughter on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Slaughter on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About East Feliciana Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Slaughter. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including East Feliciana, 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 Slaughter.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Slaughter - 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 village (such as Slaughter). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Slaughter 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' (or 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- Slaughter) 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 Slaughter. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SlaughterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slaughter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7219, Longitude: -91.1394       In this case, the coordinates for Slaughter 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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