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(Saint James Parish)

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Welcome to Chopin ...

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

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


Chopin would have been located within present day Saint James Parish.

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

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

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

If Chopin still existed, it would have been in the (225) area code.

Communities near Chopin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Thibodaux   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the South (S) of Chopin

Located in Lafourche Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

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

Located in Ascension Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Chopin

Located in Ascension Parish

Gramercy   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Chopin

Lutcher   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Chopin

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Chopin

Located in Ascension Parish

Napoleonville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Chopin

Located in Assumption Parish

Chatman Town   [Map]

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

Free Town   [Map]

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

North Vacherie   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Chopin

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

Communities Also Named Chopin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Chopin: This one is located in Saint James Parish and the other is located in Natchitoches Parish.

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

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 Chopin. 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 Chopin. 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 Chopin.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Louisiana

About Saint James Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint James Parish: www.stjamesla.com/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

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 Chopin, 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 Chopin - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chopin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chopin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9841, Longitude: -90.8048     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chopin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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