Place:Vacherie, St. James, Louisiana, United States


Alt namesLaVacheriesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22016815
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates30.0°N 90.717°W
Located inSt. James, Louisiana, United States
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Vacherie is a small unincorporated community in St. James Parish, Louisiana, United States. Near the community is the WCKW/KSTE-Tower, a guyed mast noted as one of the tallest constructions on Earth. The most famous location in the community is historic Oak Alley Plantation but also includes the Laura Plantation, Desire Plantation, St. Joseph Plantation and Felicity Plantation. The last two were combined in 1890.

The name of the place derives from the .

Vacherie was used as a filming location for the TV series True Detective.

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