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Welcome to Thibodaux ...

The city of Thibodaux is located in Lafourche Parish<1> and is the Parish Seat for Lafourche Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Thibodaux has a population of 14,425 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 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 14,425 people. This is a decrease of 0.97% since the 2010 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.

  • Houma [Terrebonne Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houma
    • Houma [Terrebonne Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Thibodaux
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,696 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houma<7>
  • Gramercy [Saint James Parish]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Gramercy
    • Gramercy [Saint James Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Thibodaux
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,281 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gramercy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gramercy<7>
  • Lutcher [Saint James Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lutcher
    • Lutcher [Saint James Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Thibodaux
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,183 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lutcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lutcher<7>
  • Lockport [Lafourche Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
    • Lockport [Lafourche Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Thibodaux
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Napoleonville [Assumption Parish]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Napoleonville
      • Napoleonville [Assumption Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Thibodaux
      • Estimated population in 2019: 590 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napoleonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napoleonville<7>
    • Magnolia Plantation [Terrebonne Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia Plantation
      • Magnolia Plantation [Terrebonne Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Thibodaux
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia Plantation
    • Minerva Plantation [Terrebonne Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minerva Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minerva Plantation
      • Minerva Plantation [Terrebonne Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Thibodaux
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minerva Plantation
    • Chackbay [Lafourche Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chackbay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chackbay
      • Chackbay [Lafourche Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Thibodaux
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chackbay
    • Gray [Terrebonne Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray
      • Gray [Terrebonne Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Thibodaux
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gray<7>
    • Chula [Assumption Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chula have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chula
      • Chula [Assumption Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Thibodaux
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chula

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lafourche Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Lafourche, 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 Thibodaux.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thibodaux - 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 city (such as Thibodaux). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Thibodaux or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Thibodaux includes: 70301 & 70302.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thibodaux) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Thibodaux. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thibodaux

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thibodaux. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7945, Longitude: -90.8167       In this case, the coordinates for Thibodaux 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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