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1890 Communities Near Thibodaux ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Thibodaux had a population of 2,078 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2018, Thibodaux had a population of 14,576 people.

Albemarle   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Albemarle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Amelia   (Saint Mary Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thibodaux
 - Amelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertie   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Bertie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central   (Terrebonne Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Thibodaux
 - Central had railroad service and no post office
 
Chacahoula   (Terrebonne Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Chacahoula had a post office and railroad service
 
Convent   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 650 people
 - Convent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crescent   (Terrebonne Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Thibodaux
 - Crescent had railroad service and no post office
 
Ellendale   (Terrebonne Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Ellendale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewing   (Lafourche Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Thibodaux
 - Ewing had railroad service and no post office
 
Gibson   (Terrebonne Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thibodaux
 - Gibson had a post office and railroad service
 
Hester   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Thibodaux
 - Hester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Houma   (Terrebonne Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 1,280 people (with 32,864 people in 2018)
 - Houma had a post office and railroad service
 
Johnson   (Saint John the Baptist Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thibodaux
 - Johnson had railroad service and no post office
 
Labadieville   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 408 people
 - Labadieville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lockport   (Lafourche Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 425 people (with 2,452 people in 2018)
 - Lockport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Napoleonville   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 723 people (with 598 people in 2018)
 - Napoleonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paincourtville   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 425 people
 - Paincourtville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paulina   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thibodaux
 - Paulina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plattenville   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Plattenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Raceland   (Lafourche Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Raceland had a post office and railroad service
 
Remy   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thibodaux
 - Remy had railroad service and no post office
 
Saint James   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Thibodaux
 - Saint James had a post office and railroad service
 
Schriever   (Terrebonne Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Schriever had a post office and railroad service
 
Southdown   (Terrebonne Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thibodaux
 - Southdown had railroad service and no post office
 
Thibodaux Junction   (Lafourche Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thibodaux
 - Thibodaux Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Vacherie   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thibodaux
 - Vacherie had a post office and railroad service
 
Wallace   (Saint John the Baptist Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Wallace had a post office and no railroad service
 
Welcome   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Thibodaux
 - 1895 population of 325 people
 - Welcome had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Thibodaux: www.ci.thibodaux.la.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Thibodaux, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Thibodaux. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thibodaux) 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 Thibodaux. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thibodaux

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thibodaux. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7945, Longitude: -90.8167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thibodaux have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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