Boothville, Louisiana

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Boothville, Louisiana
Boothville, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Boothville, Louisiana
Boothville, Louisiana
Boothville, Louisiana is located in the US
Boothville, Louisiana
Boothville, Louisiana
Coordinates: 29°20′37″N 89°25′11″W / 29.34361°N 89.41972°W / 29.34361; -89.41972Coordinates: 29°20′37″N 89°25′11″W / 29.34361°N 89.41972°W / 29.34361; -89.41972
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishPlaquemines
Area
 • Total3.723 sq mi (9.64 km2)
 • Land2.149 sq mi (5.57 km2)
 • Water1.574 sq mi (4.08 km2)
Elevation
-3 ft (-1 m)
Population
 • Total854
 • Density230/sq mi (89/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)504
GNIS feature ID533330[3]

Boothville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, United States. Its population was 854 as of the 2010 census.[2]

Jeré Longman of The New York Times stated that before Hurricane Katrina in 2005 the community served as "a hub of the fishing and oil and gas industries."[4]

History[edit]

Boothville was named for Colonel Booth, a landowner.[5]

Education[edit]

Plaquemines Parish School Board operates the public schools of the parish.

It is served by Boothville-Venice Elementary School in Boothville and South Plaquemines High School in Buras.[6] Prior to 2005 Boothville-Venice High School (PreK-12) served the community,[7] but Hurricane Katrina damaged the original building.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "Boothville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ "Life Is Complicated at Louisiana School". The New York Times. 2006-11-15. Retrieved 2016-12-03. - Print: page D1, New York edition, "Life Is Complicated At Louisiana School"
  5. ^ Leeper, Clare D'Artois (19 October 2012). Louisiana Place Names: Popular, Unusual, and Forgotten Stories of Towns, Cities, Plantations, Bayous, and Even Some Cemeteries. LSU Press. p. 44. ISBN 978-0-8071-4740-5.
  6. ^ a b "Plaquemines Parish Comprehensive Master Plan 8. Public Facilities and Services." Plaquemines Parish. p. 9/34. Retrieved on December 3, 2016.
  7. ^ "Boothville-Venice High School." Plaquemines Parish School Board. March 22, 2004. Retrieved on December 3, 2016.

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