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Chalmette, Louisiana

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The location of Chalmette

Welcome to Chalmette ...

The coastal city of Chalmette is located in Saint Bernard Parish and is the Parish Seat for Saint Bernard Parish.

The location of Chalmette has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Chalmette is near sea level<2>.

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

Chalmette is located in the (504) area code.

The ZIP codes for Chalmette: 70043-70044<3>

Communities near Chalmette ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the West (W) of Chalmette

Located in Orleans Parish

Kenner   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Chalmette

Located in Jefferson Parish

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Chalmette

Located in Jefferson Parish

Harahan   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Chalmette

Located in Jefferson Parish

Westwego   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Chalmette

Located in Jefferson Parish

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson Parish

English Turn   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Chalmette

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Mohawk City   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Chalmette

Terrytown   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Chalmette

Located in Jefferson Parish

Braithwaite   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Chalmette

Located in Plaquemines Parish

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

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 Chalmette. 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 Chalmette. 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 Chalmette.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chalmette ...

Looking for more information about Chalmette? 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 Chalmette, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chalmette.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Saint Bernard Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Bernard Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chalmette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 city (such as Chalmette). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chalmette or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Chalmette includes: 70043 & 70044.

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Chalmette) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chalmette. 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 Chalmette

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chalmette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9427, Longitude: -89.9634     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chalmette have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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