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Davis, Louisiana
(Saint Charles Parish)

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The location of Davis

Welcome to Davis ...

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

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

Davis would have been located within present day Saint Charles Parish.

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

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

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

Davis would have been located in the (985) area code.

Communities near Davis ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the East (E) of Davis

Located in Orleans Parish

Kenner   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Davis

Located in Jefferson Parish

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Davis

Located in Jefferson Parish

Harahan   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson Parish

Westwego   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Davis

Located in Jefferson Parish

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson Parish

Boutte   [Map]

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

New Sarpy   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Davis

Hahnville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Davis

River Ridge   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Davis

Located in Jefferson Parish

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

Communities Also Named Davis ...

While we believe that this Davis is located in Saint Charles Parish, we know of another 2 Louisiana communities named Davis. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Catahoula and La Salle Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 50 communities that are also named Davis - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Missouri (2), New Hampshire (2), New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Davis. 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 Davis. 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 Davis.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Saint Charles Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Charles 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 Davis, 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 Davis - 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- Davis) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9305, Longitude: -90.3226     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Davis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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