Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Donaldsonville: City in Louisiana, United States


Donaldsonville is a city located in the county of Ascension Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,436 and a population density of 754 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,638 inhabitants.

The city was created 217 years ago in 1805.

Quick Facts about Donaldsonville

Population : 8,638 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Ascension Parish
Postal code : 70346
Phone Area Codes : 225
Area : 9.86 km2
Altitude : 26 feet / 8 meters
Capital city : Donaldsonville is capital of Ascension Parish
Establishment : January 01, 1806 (217 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:49:10 (22nd March 2023)
Density : 876 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.92% (2010-2020)
Donaldsonville locator map
Location of Donaldsonville on Louisiana map.
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Donaldsonville is located at 30°6'4"N 90°59'39"W (30.1011400, -90.9941200).

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The population of Donaldsonville increased by 13.92% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,436 - census
2011 7,447 0.15% estimation process
2012 7,574 1.68% estimation process
2013 7,725 1.95% estimation process
2014 7,893 2.13% estimation process
2015 8,014 1.51% estimation process
2016 8,147 1.63% estimation process
2017 8,236 1.08% estimation process
2018 8,337 1.21% estimation process
2019 8,441 1.23% estimation process
2020 8,638 2.28% estimation process

Donaldsonville zip code is 70346. County name: Ascension, County fips: 22005

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People born in Donaldsonville (17)

People born in Donaldsonville, including Confederate Army general, lawyer, judge and american politician Francis T. Nicholls, politician Joseph Aristide Landry, musician Plas Johnson, .


  • Howard Green (Player of American football) he was born in 12/01/1979
  • Emanuel Sayles (American musician) he was born in 31/01/1907
  • D-D Breaux (Women's collegiate gymnastics coach) she was born in 01/01/1958
  • Jack P.F. Gremillion (Recipient of the Purple Heart medal) he was born in 15/06/1914
  • Robert Cire (American football coach, educator) he was born in 05/03/1924
  • Sarah S. Vance (United States federal judge) she was born in 01/01/1950
  • Yvette Kane (United States federal judge) she was born in 11/11/1953
  • Olivia Alexander (Actress, singer, dancer) she was born in 17/05/1988
  • Dave Nelson (American trumpeter, musician and pianist (1905-1946)) he was born in 01/01/1905
  • John L. Boudreaux (Big band and jazz musician) he was born in 27/12/1917
  • Darrell Ourso (American politician) he was born in 01/04/1964
  • Ralph Falsetta (Louisiana state senator, mayor, and businessman) he was born in 25/08/1914
  • Anna Spillman Atteberry (World War II veteran) she was born in 27/12/1920
  • Stephen Sullivan (American football player) he was born in 28/11/1996

Schools in Donaldsonville

College & universities near Donaldsonville, LA

Code Name City ZIP
436304 River Parishes Community College Gonzales (LA) 70737

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Donaldsonville, LA

Code Name Address Type
BTR Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1253 Florida St. BUS
SCH Schriever Hwy 20 and Hwy 24 RAIL
HMD Hammond 404 N.E. Railroad Ave. RAIL
NIB New Iberia West Washington St. RAIL
NOL New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal 1001 Loyola Avenue UNK

Post offices near Donaldsonville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Donaldsonvill Post Office Donaldsonville (LA) 70346

Other cities in Ascension Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ascension Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Gonzales 11,245 City in Louisiana, United States
Sorrento 1,719 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Oak Grove 1,518 Town in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana

Distance to Other Cities

Donaldsonville distances to largest Louisiana cities