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Dreyfus, Louisiana

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Welcome to Dreyfus ...

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

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

Dreyfus would have been located within present day Iberville Parish.

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

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

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

Dreyfus would have been located in the (225) area code.

Communities near Dreyfus ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the North (N) of Dreyfus

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Dreyfus

Located in Ascension Parish

Denham Springs   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Dreyfus

Located in Livingston Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dreyfus

Located in Ascension Parish

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dreyfus

Plaquemine   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dreyfus

Addis   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dreyfus

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Port Allen   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dreyfus

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Brusly   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dreyfus

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

White Castle   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Dreyfus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Dreyfus - they are located in Kentucky, Mississippi and South Carolina.

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

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 Dreyfus. 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 Dreyfus. 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 Dreyfus.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Iberville Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Iberville 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 Dreyfus, 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 Dreyfus - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dreyfus) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dreyfus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2196, Longitude: -91.0695     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dreyfus have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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