Start is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Richland Parish , Louisiana, United States . In 2010, it was named as a census-designated place with a population of 905. On September 8 , 2018 , Start held a community wide celebration in recognition of its centennial year as the named place of Start.
Start is located at 32°29′11″N 91°51′33″W (32.48639, -91.85917). Start is located near the Boeuf River to the east and Lafourche DiversionCanal to its west . A small tributary called Crew Lake flows through the community .
I-20, Exit 132
Louisiana Highway 80
Louisiana Highway 132The Kansas City Southern Railway also passes through the community , running east and west .
Start is a small, rural, farming community . There are four churches, including Start Baptist Church, Crew Lake Methodist Church, Faith Baptist Church, and Start Assembly of God. The Start Post Office , Start Fire Department, and Start Water System each serve the residents in this community .