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Welcome to Algiers ...

Algiers is located in Orleans Parish<1>.

The location of Algiers has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Algiers is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Algiers lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Algiers is located in the (504) area code.

Communities Also Named Algiers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Algiers - they are located in Indiana and Vermont.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Algiers.

Communities near Algiers ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Algiers.

  • Kenner [Jefferson Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenner
    • Kenner [Jefferson Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Algiers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 66,340 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenner<5>
  • Harahan [Jefferson Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harahan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harahan
    • Harahan [Jefferson Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Algiers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,250 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harahan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harahan<5>
  • Westwego [Jefferson Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westwego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westwego
    • Westwego [Jefferson Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Algiers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,326 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westwego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westwego<5>
  • Jean Lafitte [Jefferson Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jean Lafitte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jean Lafitte
    • Jean Lafitte [Jefferson Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Algiers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jean Lafitte
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chalmette [Saint Bernard Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chalmette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chalmette
      • Chalmette [Saint Bernard Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Algiers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chalmette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chalmette<5>
    • Marrero [Jefferson Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marrero have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marrero
      • Marrero [Jefferson Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Algiers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marrero
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marrero<5>
    • Timberlane [Jefferson Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timberlane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timberlane
      • Timberlane [Jefferson Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Algiers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timberlane
    • Meraux [Saint Bernard Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meraux have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meraux
      • Meraux [Saint Bernard Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Algiers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meraux
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meraux<5>
    • Pine Village [Orleans Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Village
      • Pine Village [Orleans Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Algiers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Village
    • English Turn [Plaquemines Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for English Turn
      • English Turn [Plaquemines Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Algiers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on English Turn

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algiers. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Algiers.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Algiers. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Algiers.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algiers. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Algiers.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Algiers ...

Looking for more information about Algiers? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Algiers, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Algiers.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Orleans Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Algiers. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Orleans, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algiers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Algiers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algiers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9449, Longitude: -90.0467       In this case, the coordinates for Algiers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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