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Welcome to Sorrento ...

The town of Sorrento is located in Ascension Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sorrento has a population of 1,694 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Sorrento is near sea level<4>.

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

Sorrento is within the boundaries of the (225) area code.

The ZIP code for Sorrento: 70778<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sorrento had an population of 1,694 people. This is an increase of 20.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 38.06% since the 2000 Census).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Sorrento ...

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

  • Gonzales [Ascension Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gonzales
    • Gonzales [Ascension Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Sorrento
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gonzales have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gonzales
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gonzales<7>
  • Donaldsonville [Ascension Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donaldsonville
    • Donaldsonville [Ascension Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Sorrento
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,638 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donaldsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donaldsonville<7>
  • Saint Gabriel [Iberville Parish]
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    • Saint Gabriel [Iberville Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Sorrento
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,522 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Gabriel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Gabriel<7>
  • Gramercy [Saint James Parish]
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    • Gramercy [Saint James Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Sorrento
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,188 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gramercy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gramercy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gramercy<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lutcher [Saint James Parish]
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      • Lutcher [Saint James Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Sorrento
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,127 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lutcher
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lutcher<7>
    • White Castle [Iberville Parish]
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      • White Castle [Iberville Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Sorrento
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,640 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Castle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Castle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Castle<7>
    • French Settlement [Livingston Parish]
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      • French Settlement [Livingston Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Sorrento
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Settlement have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Settlement
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for French Settlement<7>
    • Port Vincent [Livingston Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Vincent
      • Port Vincent [Livingston Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Sorrento
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 650 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Vincent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Vincent
    • Napoleonville [Assumption Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napoleonville
      • Napoleonville [Assumption Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Sorrento
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 575 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Napoleonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napoleonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napoleonville<7>
    • Burnside [Ascension Parish]

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 Sorrento. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sorrento.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sorrento.

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

Adding Sorrento to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sorrento 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 Sorrento was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Ascension Parish

About Louisiana

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.

The official website for Ascension Parish: www.ascensionparish.net/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Ascension, 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 Sorrento.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sorrento - 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 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).
<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 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SorrentoOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Sorrento 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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