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The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.
The population of Cottonport is approximately 2006 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 733 (1990), 773 (2010).
The amount of land area in Cottonport is 4.67 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cottonport to Washington DC is 1033 miles.
The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 66 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cottonport is positioned 30.98 degrees north of the equator and 92.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Cottonport is the home of the Historic "Ducote Oaks", trees planted at the site where the town was originally formed.
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Home to "Christmas on the Bayou", which has been held, as of 2000, for the past 34 years. There is a large parade which winds its way along the picturesque Bayou Rouge which runs through the town. In the Main street area of the town there are booths set up for the sale of food and other Christmas goodies. A fireworks display is held on the Saturday night before the parade and on the Friday night, Christmas displays by residences and business places are judged. All this is held on the second week end in December are attracts visitors by the thousands who come early and party along the banks of the bayou.
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