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|Town of Addis|
Location of Addis in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
|Parish||West Baton Rouge|
|• Total||4.21 sq mi (10.91 km2)|
|• Land||4.20 sq mi (10.89 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||20 ft (6 m)|
|• Density||1,601.09/sq mi (618.24/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Founded in 1881 or 1882, Addis was originally known Baton Rouge Junction; the community was created as a division point for the Texas and Pacific Railroad. About 1909, local citizens renamed the village to Addis to honor J. W. Addis, the railroad official who had convinced the railroad to build a depot, hotel, and other facilities there in 1904.
Addis is located at(30.354585, -91.264672).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||2,670||39.67%|
|Hispanic or Latino||272||4.04%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 6,731 people, 1,694 households, and 1,353 families residing in the town.
West Baton Rouge Parish School Board operates public schools.
Residents are zoned to Brusly High School.
In Spanish: Addis (Luisiana) para niños
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