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Montpelier, Louisiana
Village of Montpelier
Location of Montpelier in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Montpelier in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish St. Helena
 • Total 1.88 sq mi (4.86 km2)
 • Land 1.87 sq mi (4.84 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
121 ft (37 m)
 • Total 196
 • Density 104.98/sq mi (40.53/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 985
FIPS code 22-51690

Montpelier is a village in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 286 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Montpelier was the parish seat from 1812-1832.


Montpelier is located at 30°40′47″N 90°39′17″W / 30.67972°N 90.65472°W / 30.67972; -90.65472 (30.679697, -90.654585).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²), of which 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²) is land and 0.53% is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 197
1970 211 7.1%
1980 219 3.8%
1990 247 12.8%
2000 214 −13.4%
2010 266 24.3%
2020 196 −26.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Montpelier racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 92 46.94%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 91 46.43%
Other/Mixed 4 2.04%
Hispanic or Latino 9 4.59%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 196 people, 135 households, and 90 families residing in the village.


Montpelier and all of St. Helena Parish are served by the St. Helena Parish School System. Zoned campuses include St. Helena Central Arts and Technology Academy (Grades 3-6), St. Helena Early Learning Center (Grades PK-2), and St. Helena College and Career Academy (Grades 7-12).

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