Vacherie is an unincorporated community in St. James Parish, Louisiana, United States. The name of the place derives from the French word for cowshed. Near the community is the WCKW/KSTE-Tower, a guyed mast noted as one of the tallest such structures on Earth.
The St. Joseph Plantation house, built in 1840, is located in Vacherie
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The best known location in the community is the Oak Alley Plantation. There are several other historic plantations in the area: Laura, Desire, St. Joseph, and Felicity. The last two were combined in 1890.
- George T. Oubre, state senator from 1968 to 1972 from Vacherie; ran for state attorney general against William J. Guste in the 1971 Democratic primary election.
- Alfred C. Williams, state representative for East Baton Rouge Parish since 2015; former Vacherie resident
- Avis White, MasterChef (U.S. TV series) Season 1 Contestant
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- "North Vacherie CDP, Louisiana". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 13 April 2011.
- "South Vacherie CDP, Louisiana". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 13 April 2011.
- Home. Vacherie Elementary School. Retrieved on February 14, 2017. "13440 Highway 644 Vacherie LA 70090"
- "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: South Vacherie CDP, LA." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on February 13, 2017.
- "Membership in the Louisiana State Senate, 1880-Present" (PDF). senate.la.gov. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
- "Alfred C. Williams". intelius.com. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
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