Lottie, Louisiana

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Lottie
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Pointe Coupee
Elevation 30 ft (9.1 m)
Coordinates 30°33′23″N 91°38′30″W / 30.55639°N 91.64167°W / 30.55639; -91.64167Coordinates: 30°33′23″N 91°38′30″W / 30.55639°N 91.64167°W / 30.55639; -91.64167
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 70756
Area code 225
Location of Lottie in Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the United States

Lottie (pronounced Lot tee) is an unincorporated community located in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana (USA), along U.S. Highway 190 near its intersection with Louisiana Highway 81. The population is 450. The postal zip code in this town is 70756.

History[edit]

When William Smith was appointed postmaster for a new post office to be located about five miles west of Livonia, Louisiana in 1900, the residents of this rural area had to come up with a name. After some thought, and no consensus was able to be reached, it was suggested that a drawing be held. Lottie Raby's name was drawn and this southern Pointe Coupee post office has been named for her for over a century.[1]

In 2007, actor John C. Reilly made an appearance in the town. He


References[edit]

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