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Youngsville, Louisiana

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The location of Youngsville

Welcome to Youngsville ...

The city of Youngsville is located in Lafayette Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Youngsville has a population of 14,077 people<2> (see below for details).

Youngsville was established in 1908.

The community of Youngsville is near sea level<3>.

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

Youngsville lies within the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Youngsville: 70592<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Youngsville had a population of 8,105 people. This makes Youngsville the parish's 4th most populous community.

The population of Youngsville represents 0.18% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,105 people, the population of Youngsville increased 103.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,992 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Youngsville had an population of 14,077 people. This is an increase of 73.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 252.63% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Youngsville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lafayette   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Youngsville

New Iberia   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Youngsville

Located in Iberia Parish

Abbeville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Youngsville

Located in Vermilion Parish

Carencro   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Youngsville

Scott   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Youngsville

Breaux Bridge   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Youngsville

Located in Saint Martin Parish

Rayne   [Map]

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

Located in Acadia Parish

Saint Martinville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Youngsville

Located in Saint Martin Parish

Kaplan   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Youngsville

Located in Vermilion Parish

Erath   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Youngsville

Located in Vermilion Parish

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

Communities Also Named Youngsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Youngsville - they are located in Kansas, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario and Pennsylvania (2).

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

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 Youngsville. 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 Youngsville. 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 Youngsville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Youngsville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Youngsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Youngsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Youngsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Youngsville) 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 Youngsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Youngsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Youngsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0961, Longitude: -91.9960     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Youngsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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