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Lakeland
village
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Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Pointe Coupee
Elevation
30 ft (9 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
70752
Area code(s) 225
GNIS feature ID 543376
FIPS code 22-077

Lakeland (French: Terre-du-Lac), is a village in southeastern Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana United States. The area is home to several plantation houses such as Alma and Poydras Plantations.

Geography

There are no officially designated boundaries to the community, but the area is more or less bounded by LA-416 on the northern edge of the area, Louisiana Highway 983 on the eastern edge, Louisiana Highway 1 on the western edge, and U.S. Highway 190 on the southern edge. This area is generally referred to as Lakeland. This area is home to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and Alma Plantation Sugar Mill. The first post office in the area was established in 1878.

Education

There is one school in the area, Rougon Elementary School (formerly High School). The community was formerly home to the now defunct Lakeland Elementary School that was located on Louisiana Highway 413, south of Louisiana Highway 416.

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