Statistics & Facts
The population of Melville is approximately 1,562 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 659 (1990).
The amount of land area in Melville is 3.248 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.08 sq kilometers.
The distance from Melville to Washington DC is 1029 miles. The distance to the
Louisiana state capital is 40 miles. (as the crow flies)
Melville is positioned 30.69 degrees north of the equator and 91.74 degrees west
of the prime meridian.
There is a ferry boat at the landing on the West side of the Atchafalaya River
located in Melville. This is the only way to leave the town of Melville and go
East. Alternative routes are 11 miles south the Krotz Springs and cross the
bridge, or 23 miles north to Simmesport and cross the bridge.
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