Map of Raceland CDP, Louisiana

Raceland is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) on Bayou Lafourche in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 9,768 in 2020. It is part of the HoumaBayou CaneThibodaux metropolitan statistical area.

According to the Louisiana Office of Tourism, Raceland was named for the Race family that once owned a large plantation named “Raceland” on Bayou Lafourche.

Raceland CDP overview:
Name:Raceland CDP
LSAD Code:57
LSAD Description:CDP (suffix)
County:Lafourche Parish
Elevation:14 ft (4 m)
Total Area:21.62 sq mi (55.99 km²)
Land Area:21.57 sq mi (55.86 km²)
Water Area:0.05 sq mi (0.13 km²)
Total Population:9,768
Population Density:452.89/sq mi (174.86/km²)
ZIP code:70394
Area code:985
FIPS code:2263155

Online Interactive Map

Raceland online map. Source: Basemap layers from Google Map, Open Street Map (OSM), Arcgisonline, Wmflabs. Boundary Data from Database of Global Administrative Areas.

Raceland location map. Where is Raceland CDP?

Raceland location on the U.S. Map. Where is Raceland CDP.
Raceland location on the U.S. Map.
Raceland location on the Louisiana map. Where is Raceland CDP.
Location of Raceland in Louisiana.

Raceland Road Map

Road map of Raceland
Road map of Raceland

Raceland city Satellite Map

Satellite map of Raceland
Satellite map of Raceland


Raceland is located at 29°43′21″N 90°36′19″W / 29.72250°N 90.60528°W / 29.72250; -90.60528 (29.722576, -90.605172), on both sides of Bayou Lafourche. It is bordered to the southeast by Mathews.

U.S. Route 90 passes through the southeast part of Raceland, leading northeast 44 miles (71 km) to New Orleans and west 40 miles (64 km) to Morgan City. Louisiana Highways 1 and 308 pass through the center of Raceland, on the south and the north sides of Bayou Lafourche, respectively. Both highways lead southeast (downriver) 7 miles (11 km) to Lockport and northwest (upriver) 15 miles (24 km) to Thibodaux, the parish seat. Louisiana Highway 182 passes through the center of Raceland on the old route of US-90; it leads northeast 3.5 miles (5.6 km) to US-90 and southwest 12 miles (19 km) to Houma.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Raceland CDP has a total area of 21.6 square miles (56.0 km), of which 0.04 square miles (0.1 km), or 0.23%, are water.

See also

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