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Welcome to Thibodaux ...
The location of Thibodaux has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Thibodaux, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Thibodaux has a population of 14,473 people<3> (see below for details).
Thibodaux is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Thibodaux lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Thibodaux: (985)
The ZIP codes for Thibodaux: 70301-70302, 70310<5>
Websites for Thibodaux ...
Official Website: www.ci.thibodaux.la.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.thibodauxchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thibodaux had an population of 14,473 people. This is a decrease of 0.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.29% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Thibodaux had a population of 14,566 people (which is 15.12% of the total population of Lafourche Parish). This makes Thibodaux the parish's most populous community.
The population of Thibodaux represents 0.32% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 14,566 people, the population of Thibodaux has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,431 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Thibodaux.
Communities near Thibodaux ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Thibodaux.
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 Thibodaux. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Thibodaux.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thibodaux. 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 Thibodaux.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thibodaux. Our list includes 32 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Thibodaux.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thibodaux ...
Looking for more information about Thibodaux? 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 Thibodaux, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Thibodaux.
Adding Thibodaux to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Thibodaux in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Thibodaux was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Thibodaux mentioned on a train schedule titled Southern Pacific Railroad Time Tables (August 1903).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Thibodaux.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Thibodaux: www.ci.thibodaux.la.us/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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