Port Allen, Louisiana
|City of Port Allen|
The Old Ferry Landing at Port Allen
Location of Port Allen in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
|Parish||West Baton Rouge|
|Named for||Henry Watkins Allen|
|• Mayor||Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter (elected 2012; recalled 2013)|
Lynn Robertson (mayor from 1993 to 2004 and in the interim from December 2013 to May 2014)
Richard N. Lee, III (D) (elected April 5, 2014)
|• Total||3.33 sq mi (8.62 km2)|
|• Land||2.83 sq mi (7.34 km2)|
|• Water||0.49 sq mi (1.28 km2)|
|Elevation||26 ft (8 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,673.02/sq mi (645.96/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Port Allen is a city in, and the parish seat of, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States. Located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, it is bordered by Interstate 10 and US Highway 190. The population was 5,180 at the 2010 census, down from 5,278 in 2000. It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Port Allen is home to the Mississippi Riverfront Development, which provides a panoramic view of the Mississippi River and Baton Rouge, the West Baton Rouge Museum, the City of Port Allen Railroad Depot, Scott's Cemetery, the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, and the Port Allen Lock.
Port Allen is named for Governor Henry Watkins Allen, the last governor of the state during the Confederacy.
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