|Elevation||13 ft (4.0 m)|
|Area||2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)|
|- land||1.7 sq mi (4 km2)|
|- water||0.3 sq mi (1 km2), 15%|
|Density||0/sq mi (0.0/km2)|
|- summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
Location of Louisiana in the United States
This place is the location of a phosphate mining facility owned by IMC-Agrico, the Union Carbide Taft/Star Petrochemical Plant, which produces a variety of organic chemicals such as acrolein, Acrylic acid, and acetaldehyde, and part of the Waterford Nuclear Generating Station owned by Entergy Corporation.
Taft was the original site of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, which served Taft, Killona, and Hahnville. The church was built in 1877, and in 1963, it moved to Hahnville. The cemetery is still in Taft and is still used as a burial ground by the church.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), of which, 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it is water. The total area is 15.69% water. The CDP is located on the Mississippi River.
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