Colyell, Louisiana

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Colyell
Colyell is located in Louisiana
Colyell
Colyell
Location of Colyell in Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°23′26″N 90°46′12″W / 30.39056°N 90.77000°W / 30.39056; -90.77000Coordinates: 30°23′26″N 90°46′12″W / 30.39056°N 90.77000°W / 30.39056; -90.77000
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishLivingston
Elevation
26 ft (8 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)225

Colyell is an unincorporated community in Livingston Parish, Louisiana, United States. It was named after Francisco Collell, who was the commandant of Galveztown in 1779.[citation needed]

Currently, the only school located in the Colyell area is Frost School, grades pre-kindergarten through eighth.[1] Colyell supports a community ball park, located on Perrilloux Road. It also has a volunteer fire department, part of Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 7.[2]

Residents use Livingston as their home mailing address.[citation needed] The area code for Colyell is 225; and the telephone prefix is 698, the same as for French Settlement.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frost School at www.ourfrostschool.com
  2. ^ Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 7 Archived 2011-02-08 at the Wayback Machine. at www.lted.com/lpfd7 <--Dead link, 09 December 2015.