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Welcome to Belle Chasse ...

Belle Chasse is located in Plaquemines Parish<1>.

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

Belle Chasse is near sea level<3>.

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

Belle Chasse is within the (504) area code.

The ZIP code for Belle Chasse: 70037<4>

Communities near Belle Chasse ...

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

  • New Orleans [Orleans Parish]
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    • New Orleans [Orleans Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Belle Chasse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 389,476 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Orleans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Orleans<6>
  • Kenner [Jefferson Parish]
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    • Kenner [Jefferson Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Belle Chasse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,288 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Kenner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenner<6>
  • Gretna [Jefferson Parish]
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    • Gretna [Jefferson Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Belle Chasse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,615 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gretna<6>
  • Harahan [Jefferson Parish]
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    • Harahan [Jefferson Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Belle Chasse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,244 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Harahan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harahan<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Westwego [Jefferson Parish]
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      • Westwego [Jefferson Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Belle Chasse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,297 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Westwego
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westwego<6>
    • Jean Lafitte [Jefferson Parish]
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      • Jean Lafitte [Jefferson Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Belle Chasse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,996 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Jean Lafitte
    • Terrytown [Jefferson Parish]
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      • Terrytown [Jefferson Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Belle Chasse
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terrytown<6>
    • Meraux [Saint Bernard Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meraux
      • Meraux [Saint Bernard Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Belle Chasse
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Meraux
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meraux<6>
    • Woodmere [Jefferson Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodmere
      • Woodmere [Jefferson Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Belle Chasse
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodmere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodmere
    • Arabi [Saint Bernard Parish]

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 Belle Chasse. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Belle Chasse.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Belle Chasse. 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 Belle Chasse.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Belle Chasse. See our Newspapers Page for Belle Chasse.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belle Chasse ...

Looking for more information about Belle Chasse? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Belle Chasse, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Belle Chasse.

Adding Belle Chasse to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Belle Chasse in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Belle Chasse was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Belle Chasse on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Belle Chasse on our Genealogy Page.

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About Plaquemines Parish

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Belle Chasse. 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 Plaquemines, 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 Belle Chasse - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Belle Chasse). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Belle Chasse or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Belle Chasse) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Belle Chasse. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Belle ChasseOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belle Chasse. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8549, Longitude: -89.9906       In this case, the coordinates for Belle Chasse have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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