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The location of Sorrento

Welcome to Sorrento ...

The town of Sorrento is located in Ascension Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sorrento has a population of 1,667 people<2> (see below for details).

Sorrento is near sea level<3>.

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

Sorrento is within the (225) area code.

The ZIP code for Sorrento: 70778<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sorrento had a population of 1,401 people. This makes Sorrento the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Sorrento represents 0.03% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 144th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,401 people, the population of Sorrento increased 14.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,227 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sorrento had an population of 1,667 people. This is an increase of 18.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.86% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sorrento ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Sorrento

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sorrento

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

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

Located in Iberville Parish

Gramercy   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sorrento

Located in Saint James Parish

Lutcher   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sorrento

Located in Saint James Parish

White Castle   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Sorrento

Located in Iberville Parish

French Settlement   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Sorrento

Located in Livingston Parish

Port Vincent   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Sorrento

Located in Livingston Parish

Napoleonville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sorrento

Located in Assumption Parish

Burnside   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sorrento

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

Communities Also Named Sorrento ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Sorrento - they are located in British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida, Maine, Maryland and Ohio.

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

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 Sorrento. 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 Sorrento. 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 Sorrento.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sorrento ...

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

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About Ascension Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Sorrento.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sorrento - 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 town (such as Sorrento). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sorrento 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sorrento) 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 Sorrento. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sorrento

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sorrento. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.1856, Longitude: -90.8654     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sorrento have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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