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Welcome to Zachary ...

The city of Zachary is located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Zachary has a population of 17,678 people<1> (see below for details).

Zachary is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Zachary is located in the (225) area code.

The ZIP code for Zachary: 70791<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Zachary had a population of 14,960 people. This makes Zachary the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Zachary represents 0.33% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,960 people, the population of Zachary increased 32.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,275 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Zachary had an population of 17,678 people. This is an increase of 18.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 56.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Zachary ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the South (S) of Zachary

Central   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Zachary

Denham Springs   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Zachary

Located in Livingston Parish

Port Allen   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Zachary

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

New Roads   [Map]

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

Located in Pointe Coupee Parish

Jackson   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Zachary

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Brusly   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Zachary

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Saint Francisville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Zachary

Located in West Feliciana Parish

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Zachary

Located in East Feliciana Parish

Wilson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Zachary

Located in East Feliciana Parish

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

Communities Also Named Zachary ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Zachary - it's located in Iowa.

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

Websites for Zachary ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.zacharyla.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Zachary, the following might be of interest:

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 Zachary. 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 Zachary. 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 Zachary.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zachary ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Zachary - 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 city (such as Zachary). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Zachary 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 from Point A (ie- Zachary) 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 Zachary. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Zachary

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zachary. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6499, Longitude: -91.1589     [Map].

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