Cottonport is a town in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 2,006 at the 2010 census.
Cottonport was founded in the early 19th century and incorporated in 1888 along the banks of Bayou Rouge (French for "Red Bayou"). In the 19th century, large boats made their way through Cottonport with goods destined for the port of New Orleans.
Today, over 100 years after its incorporation, Cottonport retains many of its picturesque qualities. Although Bayou Rouge is no longer navigable, it continues to be used as a fishing and boating outlet. It also serves as the backdrop to the annual Cottonport Christmas Festival, held the second weekend in December, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2005.
The median income for a household in the town was $18,973, and the median income for a family was $21,888.
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