Watson is an unincorporated neighborhood and census-designated place (CDP) in Livingston Parish, Louisiana, United States. The community is in the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Location.

Livingston Church (French: Paroisse de Livingston) is a church situated in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Livingston Parish is known as one of the 6 Florida Parishes, a region of the State of Louisiana that was bought from Spanish Florida and developed the state of Louisiana as it is recognized today.

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It has actually become widely accepted that the name Livingston is an eponym honoring Edward Livingston, a noticeable American as well as Louisianan, a jurist and also statesman that aided in the drafting of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1825.

Livingston Parish becomes part of the Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Location. Since the 2010 census, the population was 128,026. Its parish seat lies in the City of Livingston. Livingston Church is also part of the sixth Congressional District for the State of Louisiana.

Watson Post Office was developed on February 20, 1894, by George A. Watson. The first Live Oak School was constructed in 1895 on land given away by Rev. Joel Ott. Numerous structures were made use of for courses there, until the present website was purchased as well as a two-story school constructed. Published histories of Live Oak Methodist Church state that the initial church was built not greater than a quarter-mile from the here and now site before the Civil Battle. It was destroyed by Union soldiers. The church history states that W.C. Newsom, Huff Jones, George Nesom, J.B. Easterly and James Chandler erected a brand-new structure shortly after the Civil Battle fire. In 1893, under the pastorate of J.P. Haney of the Mississippi Meeting, the structure church that was utilized till 1950 was created. As of April 2011, there are 3 churches in Watson, the oldest turned into a thrift shop. The latest, finished in late 2010, is by far the highest.

Considering that Watson is unincorporated, Watson’s POSTAL CODE of 70786 is offered only to post office box recipients. All other residences as well as businesses use a mailing address for Denham Springs.


Watson, LA lies in northwest Livingston Church at 30 ° 34 ′ 30 ″ N 90 ° 57 ′ 10 ″ W( 30.575, -90.953). The village is north of Denham Springs as well as is located around the intersection of Range Road (LA 16) and Springfield Roadway (LA 1019). LA 16 forms the western boundary of the CDP; the highway leads southern 6 miles (10 km) to Denham Springs and also northeast 32 miles (51 kilometres) to Amite City. Watson rests at an altitude of 65 feet (20 m).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Watson CDP has a location of 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), all of it recorded as land.


Watson lies in a humid, subtropical region. The mild, brief, damp, and also rather cozy wintertimes are followed by long, hot, moist, and also relatively damp summer seasons.


Watson is within the Livingston Church Public Schools system and is served by:

Live Oak High School

Live Oak Junior High School

Live Oak Middle School

Live Oak Elementary (Watson).

North Live Oak Elementary.

South Live Oak Elementary.