Bordelonville, Louisiana Article

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Bordelonville, Louisiana
Bordelonville is located in Louisiana
Bordelonville
Bordelonville
Location within the state of Louisiana
Coordinates: 31°6′21″N 91°54′27″W / 31.10583°N 91.90750°W / 31.10583; -91.90750
BORDELONVILLE LOUISIANA Latitude and Longitude:

31°6′21″N 91°54′27″W / 31.10583°N 91.90750°W / 31.10583; -91.90750
CountryUnited States
State Louisiana
Parishes Avoyelles
Area
 • Total4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Land4.4 sq mi (11.3 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
52 ft (16 m)
Population
( 2010)
 • Total525
 • Density121/sq mi (46.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CST)
ZIP code
71320
FIPS code22-08745

Bordelonville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, United States. [1] As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 525. [2]

Bordelonville is located along Bayou des Glaises and Louisiana Highway 451, 17 miles (27 km) east of Marksville, the parish seat.

Etymology

Bordelonville was named for Remi Bordelon, who was instrumental in getting the town a post office. [3]

References

  1. ^ "Bordelonville, Louisiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Bordelonville CDP, Louisiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 21, 2013.
  3. ^ Leeper, Clare D'Artois (19 October 2012). Louisiana Place Names: Popular, Unusual, and Forgotten Stories of Towns, Cities, Plantations, Bayous, and Even Some Cemeteries. LSU Press. p. 44. ISBN  978-0-8071-4740-5.