Sherburne

Name:

Sherburne

County:

Pointe Coupee

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

30° 30′ 54  N, 91° 43′ 8  W

Elevation:

 

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Sherburne is a ghost town located in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States in the Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge.

Remains:

Sherburne was founded as a logging camp and sawmill town in the 1880s on the Atchafalaya River in the Atchafalaya Basin using the abundant trees in the region.

Established:

1880s

Disestablished:

Abandoned early 1900s

Current Status:

It is unknown how many residents there were and the town was abandoned in the early 1900s after the last of the trees were cut down. By the 1930s the final trees were cut down and the town was permanently abandoned.

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