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Bougere, Louisiana
(Saint John the Baptist Parish)

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The location of Bougere

Welcome to Bougere ...

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

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

Bougere would have been located within present day Saint John the Baptist Parish.

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

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

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

If Bougere still existed, it would have been in the (985) area code.

Communities near Bougere ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gramercy   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the West (W) of Bougere

Located in Saint James Parish

Lutcher   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Bougere

Located in Saint James Parish

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bougere

Located in Ascension Parish

Paulina   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Bougere

Located in Saint James Parish

Laplace   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Bougere

North Vacherie   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bougere

Located in Saint James Parish

Vacherie   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bougere

Located in Saint James Parish

Gypsy   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Bougere

Located in Saint Charles Parish

Killona   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bougere

Located in Saint Charles Parish

Montz   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bougere

Located in Saint Charles Parish

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

Communities Also Named Bougere ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Bougere: This one is located in Saint John the Baptist Parish and the other is located in Concordia Parish.

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

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 Bougere. 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 Bougere. 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 Bougere.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Louisiana

About Saint John the Baptist Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint John the Baptist Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 Bougere, 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 Bougere - 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 '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- Bougere) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bougere. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0588, Longitude: -90.6076     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bougere have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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