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Plaquemine

Iberville Parish,

Louisiana

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The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.


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70764

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Plaquemine is approximately 7,186 (1990), 7119 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,874 (1990), 2706 (2010).

The amount of land area in Plaquemine is 5.775 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.107 sq kilometers.
The distance from Plaquemine to Washington DC is 1020 miles. The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 13 miles. (as the crow flies)
Plaquemine is positioned 30.28 degrees north of the equator and 91.24 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Plaquemine location: just below Baton Rouge in southeast Louisiana.

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History & History Related Items

Plaquemine history:

Plaquemine was founded in 1775 when a settlement was opened here. Incorporation occurred on 10 March 1838. The first Mayor was Zenon LaBauve. The name of Plaquemine is an Indian word for persimmon. Once prevalent in the area, few trees are left, mostly due to bad weather conditions in the late 1890's.
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Attractions

Plaquemine attractions:

Plaquemine Locks, Old City Hall, Old Turnerville Homes, Bayou Plaquemine and Mississippi River, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Spedale Home (assumed to have been put on a barge for display at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair), former St. Basil's Academy

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