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Natchez, Louisiana
Village
Village of Natchez
Abandoned commercial building in 2017
Abandoned commercial building in 2017
Location of Natchez in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Natchez in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.
Natchez, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Natchez, Louisiana
Natchez, Louisiana
Location in Louisiana
Natchez, Louisiana is located in the United States
Natchez, Louisiana
Natchez, Louisiana
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Natchitoches
Area
 • Total 1.06 sq mi (2.74 km2)
 • Land 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
105 ft (32 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 489
 • Rank NC: 4th
 • Density 473.84/sq mi (182.91/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 318
FIPS code 22-53510
GNIS feature ID 543508

Natchez is a village in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 597 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Natchitoches Micropolitan Statistical Area. The village and parish are part of the Cane River National Heritage Area.

Geography

Natchez is located at 31°40′27″N 93°2′41″W / 31.67417°N 93.04472°W / 31.67417; -93.04472 (31.674145, -93.044740).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 527
1990 434 −17.6%
2000 583 34.3%
2010 597 2.4%
2020 489 −18.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Natchez racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 15 3.07%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 456 93.25%
Other/Mixed 12 2.45%
Hispanic or Latino 6 1.23%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 489 people, 253 households, and 130 families residing in the village.

Notable people

  • J. Isaac Friedman (1871–1949), politician, served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1908 to 1916; born in Natchez.
  • Leon Friedman (1886–1948), politician, served in the Louisiana House of Representatives, from 1932 to 1940; born in Natchez.
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