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Charenton, Louisiana

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The location of Charenton

Welcome to Charenton ...

Charenton is located in Saint Mary Parish.

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

Charenton is near sea level<2>.

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

Charenton is located in the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Charenton: 70523<3>

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 Charenton. 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 Charenton. 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 Charenton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Charenton ...

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

Communities near Charenton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Iberia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Charenton

Located in Iberia Parish

Franklin   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Charenton

Patterson   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Charenton

Jeanerette   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Charenton

Located in Iberia Parish

Baldwin   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Charenton

Loreauville   [Map]

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

Located in Iberia Parish

Caffery   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Charenton

Sterling   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Charenton

Bodin   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Charenton

Caneland   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Charenton

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Charenton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Charenton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Charenton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Charenton) 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 Charenton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Charenton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Charenton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8816, Longitude: -91.5251     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Charenton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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