About Donaldsonville, Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°6?0?N 90°59?39?W? / ?30.1°N 90.99417°W? / 30.1; -90.99417Donaldsonville (historically French: Lafourche-des-Chitimachas ) is a city in and the parish seat of Ascension Parish, Louisiana, United States, along the west bank of the Mississippi River. The population was 7,605 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area.