Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, Louisiana

Lake Providence: City in East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, United States of America


Lake Providence is a city located in the county of East Carroll Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,991 and a population density of 1,106 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,347 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Lake Providence

Population : 3,347 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : East Carroll Parish
Postal code : 71254
Phone Area Codes : 318
Area : 3.61 km2
Altitude : 105 feet / 32 meters
Capital city : Lake Providence is capital of East Carroll Parish
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:44:40 (1st June 2023)
Density : 927 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -19.24% (2010-2020)
Lake Providence locator map
Location of Lake Providence on Louisiana map.
Louisiana State Cotton Museum in Lake Providence  LA IMG 7379 image
Louisiana State Cotton Museum in Lake Providence LA IMG 7379
Louisiana State Cotton Museum in Lake Providence  LA IMG 7379 image


Lake Providence is located at 32°48'18"N 91°10'16"W (32.8049900, -91.1709800).

Lake Providence map


According to census records, the population of Lake Providence decreased by 19.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,991 - census
2011 3,910 -2.07% estimation process
2012 3,859 -1.32% estimation process
2013 3,809 -1.31% estimation process
2014 3,776 -0.87% estimation process
2015 3,676 -2.72% estimation process
2016 3,651 -0.68% estimation process
2017 3,576 -2.1% estimation process
2018 3,509 -1.91% estimation process
2019 3,429 -2.33% estimation process
2020 3,347 -2.45% estimation process

Lake Providence zip code is 71254. County name: East Carroll, County fips: 22035

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People born in Lake Providence (14)

People born in Lake Providence, including blues singer and guitarist Baby Boy Warren, politician William J. Jefferson, politician Betty Jefferson, .


  • Charles Wyly (American businessman) he was born in 13/10/1933
  • Freddie Spruell (American Delta blues guitarist and singer) he was born in 28/12/1893
  • Leonard Griffin (American football player) he was born in 22/09/1962
  • Sam Wyly (American businessman) he was born in 04/10/1934
  • Vail M. Delony (American politician) he was born in 05/01/1901
  • Frank Voelker, Jr. (attorney, chairman of the Louisiana Sovereignty Commission, and gubernatorial candidate) he was born in 12/02/1921
  • David Voelker (American entrepreneur) he was born in 13/05/1953
  • John Martin Hamley (politician, 1912-1924 Louisiana State Representative from East Carroll Parish) he was born in 26/08/1883
  • Frank Voelker, Sr. (American lawyer and politician) he was born in 30/08/1892
  • Virginia Brown (American classical philologist) he was born in 11/10/1940
  • Ken Frith (Canadian football player) he was born in 01/01/1945

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lake Providence, LA

Code Name Address Type
VKS Vicksburg, MS 1295 South Frontage Road BUS
YAZ Yazoo City West Broadway (SR149) and North Water Street RAIL
JAN Union Station 300 W. Capital Street RAIL

Post offices near Lake Providence

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lake Providen Post Office Lake Providence (LA) 71254

Distance to Other Cities

Lake Providence distances to largest Louisiana cities