St. Amant, Louisiana

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St. Amant
St. Amant is located in Louisiana
St. Amant
St. Amant
Location of St. Amant in Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°13′29″N 90°52′08″W / 30.22472°N 90.86889°W / 30.22472; -90.86889Coordinates: 30°13′29″N 90°52′08″W / 30.22472°N 90.86889°W / 30.22472; -90.86889
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishAscension
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)225

St. Amant (or Saint Amant) is an unincorporated community located in Ascension Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. This community has not been incorporated into a city or town. It is situated about 25 miles south-east of Baton Rouge. and 50 miles north west of New Orleans. It is named after the St. Amant family, some of the early settlers in the region. The Saint Amant post office has the ZIP code of 70774.[1]

Geography[edit]

St. Amant is located near the largest city in Ascension Parish, Gonzales, which is three miles to the north-west.

Education[edit]

The following schools are located within the community:

The high school is located on Highway 431.[7] St. Amant middle school, primary school and the post office are located on Highway 429.[8][9] Lake primary school and Lake middle school are located on Highway 431.[10]

Notable people[edit]

Notable events[edit]

St. Amant became the subject of national headlines after the 2016 Louisiana Floods, due to the devastation in the area. The area was visited by then-presidential candidate, Donald J. Trump.[11]

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