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Lake Charles

Calcasieu Parish,


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The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.

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70601, 70602, 70605, 70611, 70612, 70615, 70607

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The population of Lake Charles is approximately 70,580 (1990), 71993 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 29,844 (1990), 28940 (2010).

The amount of land area in Lake Charles is 83.098 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 4.981 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lake Charles to Washington DC is 1118 miles. The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 125 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lake Charles is positioned 30.21 degrees north of the equator and 93.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Lake Charles location: in southwest Louisiana near I-10. Here is a map page for Lake Charles.

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Lake Charles attractions:

Attractions in Lake Charles

Art Associates Gallery
Monthly exhibitions by regional, national, and international artists.
809 Kirby Street, 2nd Floor
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-439-ARTS

Children's Museum
Time required varies. Hands-on activities for children of all ages. Special activities, camp programs and birthday parties. Various displays throughout the year offer enjoyment for the whole family.
327 Broad Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: (337) 433-9420
Open Monday - Saturday Admission $3.75 per person. Infants one and under are free.

Hands on activities for children and their families include the Rainforest, Locks and Canals, Busy Builders, Wee Kids, the Shadow Room, Invisible Drums, Iggy the Iguana, and Crabbing at the Pier.

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