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Welcome to Walker ...

The town of Walker is located in Livingston Parish.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Walker has a population of 6,269 people<1> (see below for details).

Walker is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Walker is within the boundaries of the (225) area code.

The ZIP code for Walker: 70785<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walker had a population of 6,138 people. This makes Walker the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Walker represents 0.14% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,138 people, the population of Walker increased 27.85% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 4,801 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Walker had an population of 6,269 people. This is an increase of 2.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.58% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Walker.

Communities near Walker ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Walker and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Albany   [Map]   1,112   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Baker   [Map]   13,537   W   18 miles [29 km]
Baton Rouge   [Map]   225,374   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Central   [Map]   28,984   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
French Settlement   [Map]   1,167   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gonzales   [Map]   10,771   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Walker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Walker: This one is located in Livingston Parish and the other is located in Jackson Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 48 communities that are also named Walker - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (3), Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York (2), Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Walker. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Walker. 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 Walker.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walker ...

Looking for more information about Walker? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Walker? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Walker.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walker - 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 town (such as Walker). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Walker 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Walker. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Walker) 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 Walker. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Walker

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walker. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4862, Longitude: -90.8652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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