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Watson, Louisiana

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The location of Watson

Welcome to Watson ...

Watson is located in Livingston Parish.

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

Watson is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Watson is located in the (225) area code.

The ZIP code for Watson: 70786<3>

Communities near Watson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Watson

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Central   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Watson

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Zachary   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Watson

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Baker   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Watson

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Denham Springs   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Watson

Walker   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Watson

Port Allen   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Watson

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Livingston   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Watson

French Settlement   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Watson

Slaughter   [Map]

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

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Communities Also Named Watson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 57 communities that are also named Watson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah (2), Virginia, West Virginia and Yukon.

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

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 Watson. 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 Watson. 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 Watson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Watson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Livingston Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Watson - 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 Watson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Watson 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Watson) 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 Watson. 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 Watson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Watson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5757, Longitude: -90.9532     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Watson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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