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Gonzales

Ascension Parish,

Louisiana

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Jambalaya Capital of the World


The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.


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70737

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Gonzales is approximately 9,553 (2009).
The approximate number of families is 3,332 (2000).

The amount of land area in Gonzales is 21.7 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Gonzales is 8.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.161 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gonzales to Washington DC is 1008 miles. The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 20 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gonzales is positioned 30.21 degrees north of the equator and 90.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Gonzales elevation is 10.5 feet above sea level.
Gonzales per capita income is $22,049 (2009).
Gonzales median income is $45,186 (2009).

The Gonzales median home price is $134,488 (2009).

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Location

Gonzales location: in eastern Louisiana between Baton Rouge and New Orleans along the Mississippi River. Other nearby communities include: Sorrento, Port Vincent, French Settlement, Donaldsonville, St. Gabriel, Old Jefferson, Village St George and Shenandoah.

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Climate & Weather

Gonzales average annual rainfall is 62.9 inches per year
Gonzales average temperature is 72 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 58.7 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 79.4 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Gonzales history:

The Gonzales area was first settled in the mid-1800's by mainly French and Spanish settlers. A small settlement grew up here which was known as Gonzales after the former Sheriff, Joseph Gonzales and his son, Tee-Joe, who ran the general store and post office. Later, in 1906, it was incorporated as a village and officially named Gonzales. On 4 May 1952, the village became an official town, the town of Gonzales. Finally, in March of 1977, the town became an incorporated city.

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Attractions

Gonzales attractions:

The Jambalaya Festival is held each year in May with lots of great food and more

Tee Joe Gonzales Museum
The home of the Gonzales family.

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Economy & Industry

Gonzales economy: Ascension Economic Development Corp
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