Anchor, Louisiana

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Anchor, Louisiana (Anchor)
Ghost Town
Country United States
State Louisiana
Coordinates 30°41′01″N 91°21′18″W / 30.68361°N 91.35500°W / 30.68361; -91.35500Coordinates: 30°41′01″N 91°21′18″W / 30.68361°N 91.35500°W / 30.68361; -91.35500
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Location of Anchor in Louisiana
Map of USA LA.svg
Location of Louisiana in the United States
1895 map of Pointe Coupee Parish showing location of Anchor

Anchor was the name of a community located in southeastern Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States. The community was located along the Mississippi River, north of the Pointe Coupee - West Baton Rouge Parish line.

History[edit]

The community received its name during the American Civil War. A post office was established in the community in 1888. The post office was closed in 1930.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lockhart, John M. "Roadmap to the Westside", The Riverside Reader, January 21, 2008, p. 5