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Vacherie, Louisiana

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The location of Vacherie

Welcome to Vacherie ...

Vacherie is located in Saint James Parish.

The location of Vacherie has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Vacherie is near sea level<2>.

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

Vacherie lies within the (225) area code.

The ZIP code for Vacherie: 70090<3>

Communities near Vacherie ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Thibodaux   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of Vacherie

Located in Lafourche Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Vacherie

Located in Ascension Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Vacherie

Located in Ascension Parish

Gramercy   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Vacherie

Lutcher   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of Vacherie

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Vacherie

Located in Ascension Parish

Napoleonville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Vacherie

Located in Assumption Parish

Mount Airy   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Vacherie

Located in Saint John the Baptist Parish

South Vacherie   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Vacherie

Convent   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Vacherie

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

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 Vacherie. 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 Vacherie. 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 Vacherie.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vacherie ...

Looking for more information about Vacherie? 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 Vacherie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vacherie.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Saint James Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vacherie. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Saint James Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vacherie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (such as Vacherie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Vacherie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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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- Vacherie) 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 Vacherie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vacherie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vacherie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0110, Longitude: -90.7195     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vacherie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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