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Science In Your Backyard: Louisiana


  • Louisiana Water Science Center

    3535 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Suite 120
    Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    Phone: (225) 298-5481
    Fax: (225) 298-5490
    Office hours: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Time

  • National Wetlands Research Center

    700 Cajundome Boulevard
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70506
    Phone: 337-266-8500

  • - National Map Liaison Contact Information (PDF)
    - National Map Liaison Network Map (PDF)

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: LA)

    U.S. Geological Survey
    Louisiana Mapping Partnership Office
    NASA/UL Lafayette Regional Applications Center
    635 Cajundome Blvd.
    Lafayette, LA 70506
    Phone: (337) 482-0677

  • USGS Louisiana Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

    School of Renewable Natural Resources
    Email: lacoop@lsu.edu
    124 Forestry Wildlife Fisheries Building
    Louisiana State University
    Baton Rouge, LA 70803
    Phone: 225-578-4179
    Fax: 225-578-4144

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Louisiana State Facts

Image of Louisiana with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Baton Rouge(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 43,562 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 4,533,372
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Driskill Mtn. at 535 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Bienville
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
New Orleans at -8 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Orleans
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Avoyelles County approx. 3 miles southeast of Marksville
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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