Lawtell, Louisiana

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Lawtell, Louisiana
Unincorporated community
Lawtell, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Lawtell, Louisiana
Lawtell, Louisiana
Lawtell, Louisiana is located in the US
Lawtell, Louisiana
Lawtell, Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°31′07″N 92°11′05″W / 30.51861°N 92.18472°W / 30.51861; -92.18472Coordinates: 30°31′07″N 92°11′05″W / 30.51861°N 92.18472°W / 30.51861; -92.18472
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish St. Landry
Area[1]
 • Total 4.145 sq mi (10.74 km2)
 • Land 4.145 sq mi (10.74 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 59 ft (18 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 1,198
 • Density 290/sq mi (110/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 337
GNIS feature ID 1627458[2]

Lawtell is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States. The name is a portmanteau of the names of its two founders: Lawler and Littell.[3]

State Representative Dustin Miller is a native of and a businessman in Lawtell.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 4.145 square miles (10.74 km2), all land.[1] U.S. Route 190 passes through the community.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 1,198 people residing in the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 49.6% Black, 45.1% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.2% from some other race and 1.4% from two or more races. 2.4% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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