Bordelonville, Louisiana

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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; -91.90750Coordinates: 31°6′21″N 91°54′27″W / 31.10583°N 91.90750°W / 31.10583; -91.90750
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishesAvoyelles
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 zoneUTC-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[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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.