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Lafourche Parish,


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"Queen City of Lafourche".

The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.

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70301, 70302

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The population of Thibodaux is approximately 15,000 (2000), 14566 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,454 (1990), 5814 (2010).

The amount of land area in Thibodaux is 10.018 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Thibodaux to Washington DC is 1036 miles. The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 49 miles. (as the crow flies)
Thibodaux is positioned 29.78 degrees north of the equator and 90.82 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Thibodaux location: in the Houma, Louisiana general area. Here is a map page for Thibodaux

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Thibodaux history:

Here is a history page for Thibodaux.

Founded on Bayou Lafourche, Thibodaux was a trading post between New Orleans and the Bayou Teche country in the late 1700's. In 1808, once the Louisiana Purchase was completed, the community became the parish seat of Lafourche Interior.

Thibodaux was named for Henry Schuyler Thibodaux who was one of the early settlers. His property was divided up into lots to be sold. It was originally incorporated in 1830 as Thibodauxville, but the name was changed in 1838 by Governor E.D. White, a resident of the parish, to Thibodeaux. In 1918, the official spelling was changed to its current form, Thibodaux.
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Thibodaux attractions:

home of the 2000 New Orleans Saints Summer Training Camp.

Thibodaux is a picturesque area with moss-laden Oaks, plantation homes and fields of sugar cane. Nicholls State University is located here giving higher education to about 7,500 students.

Thibodaux is known as the gateway to Bayou Country.

Things to see and do in the area.

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
314 St. Mary Street
Thibodaux, LA
Phone: 504-447-4119
The Jean Lafite Acadian Wetlands Cultural Center is home to the French heritage of the Thibodaux area. The Cultural Center also host special exhibits at the center.

Music Hall of Fame

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