Hester, Louisiana

Hester is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in St. James Parish, Louisiana, United States. Its population was 498 as of the 2010 census.[1] The community is located along Louisiana Highway 44 on the east bank of the Mississippi River.

Hester, Louisiana
Hester, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Hester, Louisiana
Hester, Louisiana
Hester, Louisiana is located in the United States
Hester, Louisiana
Hester, Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°01′40″N 90°46′16″W / 30.02778°N 90.77111°W / 30.02778; -90.77111Coordinates: 30°01′40″N 90°46′16″W / 30.02778°N 90.77111°W / 30.02778; -90.77111
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishSt. James
Area
 • Total4.041 sq mi (10.47 km2)
 • Land3.460 sq mi (8.96 km2)
 • Water0.581 sq mi (1.50 km2)
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Population
 • Total498
 • Density120/sq mi (48/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)225
GNIS feature ID2583537[2]

GeographyEdit

Hester is located at 30°01′40″N 90°46′16″W / 30.0276541°N 90.7710381°W / 30.0276541; -90.7710381.[2] According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 4.041 square miles (10.47 km2); 3.460 square miles (8.96 km2) of its area is land, and 0.581 square miles (1.50 km2) is water.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: Louisiana". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Hester Census Designated Place". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.