Bayou Latenache, Louisiana

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Bayou Latenache, Louisiana

Bayou Latenache

Bayou Latinache
Bayou Latenache, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Bayou Latenache, Louisiana
Bayou Latenache, Louisiana
Location of Bayou Latenache in Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°44′57″N 91°43′15″W / 30.74917°N 91.72083°W / 30.74917; -91.72083Coordinates: 30°44′57″N 91°43′15″W / 30.74917°N 91.72083°W / 30.74917; -91.72083
CountryUnited States
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)

Bayou Latenache is an unincorporated community in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States. The name may derive from the French latanier (fan palm)[1] or latamacha, Choctaw for "boggy river."[2]


  1. ^ Best Books on; Federal Writers' Project (1941). Louisiana; a Guide to the State. Best Books on. pp. 644–. ISBN 978-1-62376-017-5.
  2. ^ William A. Read (28 September 2008). Louisiana Place Names of Indian Origin: A Collection of Words. University of Alabama Press. pp. 39–. ISBN 978-0-8173-5505-0.