Wallace, Louisiana

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Wallace is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 570 at the 2000 census. It is part of the New OrleansMetairieKenner Metropolitan Statistical Area. The rural community is on the west bank of the Mississippi River and easily accessible to Interstate 10 via the Gramercy Bridge.

It is the site of Evergreen Plantation, designated a National Historic Landmark in 1992 in part because of its 22 surviving quarters. It is one of the most complete plantations in the South. Its significance has made it one of the sites on the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail.



Wallace is located at 30°2′26″N 90°39′59″W / 30.04056°N 90.66639°W / 30.04056; -90.66639 (30.040492, -90.666471)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.6 square miles (19.6 km²), of which, 6.5 square miles (16.9 km²) of it is land and 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²) of it (13.77%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 570 people, 174 households, and 144 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 87.6 people per square mile (33.8/km²). There were 195 housing units at an average density of 30.0/sq mi (11.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 6.14% White and 93.86% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.18% of the population.

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