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Azema, Louisiana

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The location of Azema

Welcome to Azema ...

So far, we have found very little information about Azema. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Azema to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Azema, please Contact Us.

Azema would have been located within present day Saint Martin Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Azema is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Azema was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Azema once stood is in the (337) area code.

Communities near Azema ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Azema and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Breaux Bridge   [Map]   8,323   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Broussard   [Map]   12,042   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Carencro   [Map]   8,973   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Duson   [Map]   1,780   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   126,848   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
New Iberia   [Map]   29,620   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Azema.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Azema. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Azema. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Azema.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Azema:

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About Saint Martin Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Azema, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Azema - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Azema) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Azema. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2246, Longitude: -91.8729     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Azema have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Azema.

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