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(Assumption Parish)

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The location of Star













Welcome to Star ...

Although we found mention of Star during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Star was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Star to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Star, please Contact Us.


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

Star is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Star might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Star would be found within the (225) area code.

Communities near Star ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Star

Located in Ascension Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Star

Located in Ascension Parish

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Star

Located in Iberville Parish

White Castle   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Star

Located in Iberville Parish

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Star

Located in Ascension Parish

Napoleonville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Star

Brulie Maurin   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Star

Brusle Saint Vincent   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Star

Grand Bayou   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Star

Bayou Corne   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Star

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

Communities Also Named Star ...

While we believe that this Star is located in Assumption Parish, we know of another 2 Louisiana communities named Star. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Avoyelles and Plaquemines Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 29 communities that are also named Star - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (3), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Star. 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 Star. 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 Star.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Star ...

Looking for more information about Star? 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.

Looking for more information about Star? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Star, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Star.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community in Louisiana

About Assumption Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Star and then turned east". While Star could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Star as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Star could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong parish. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<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.

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

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Star) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0291, Longitude: -91.0626     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Star have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 16 Aug 2019