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Brule, Louisiana
(Assumption Parish)

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The location of Brule

Welcome to Brule ...

Although we found mention of Brule during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Brule was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

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

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

Brule is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Brule might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Brule would be found within the (985) area code.

Communities near Brule ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Thibodaux   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the East (E) of Brule

Located in Lafourche Parish

Morgan City   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Brule

Located in Saint Mary Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Brule

Located in Ascension Parish

Berwick   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Brule

Located in Saint Mary Parish

Napoleonville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Brule

Lower Texas   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Brule

Percle   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Brule

Ingleside   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Brule

Bertie   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Brule

Rosedale   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Brule

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

Communities Also Named Brule ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Brule: This one is located in Assumption Parish and the other is located in Lafourche Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 8 communities that are also named Brule - they are located in Alberta, Michigan, Nebraska, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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

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 Brule. 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 Brule. 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 Brule.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brule ...

Looking for more information about Brule? 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.

Looking for more information about Brule? 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 Brule, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brule.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Assumption Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Brule and then turned east". While Brule could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Brule as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Brule could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong parish. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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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 Brule - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brule) 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 Brule. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brule

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brule. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8222, Longitude: -90.9687     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brule have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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