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Elmwood, Louisiana
(Jefferson Parish)

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The location of Elmwood

Welcome to Elmwood ...

Elmwood is located in Jefferson Parish.

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

Elmwood is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Elmwood: (504)

Communities near Elmwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the East (E) of Elmwood

Located in Orleans Parish

Kenner   [Map]

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

Gretna   [Map]

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

Westwego   [Map]

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

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Elmwood

Ama   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Elmwood

Located in Saint Charles Parish

Marrero   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Elmwood

Elkinsville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Elmwood

Located in Saint Charles Parish

Harvey   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Elmwood

Saint Rose   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Elmwood

Located in Saint Charles Parish

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

Communities Also Named Elmwood ...

While we believe that this Elmwood is located in Jefferson Parish, we know of another 2 Louisiana communities named Elmwood. Those communities are located in the following parishes: De Soto and Vernon Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 64 communities that are also named Elmwood - they are located in Arkansas (3), California, Connecticut (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maine (2), Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire (2), New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (4), Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Elmwood. 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 Elmwood. 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 Elmwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elmwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson Parish:

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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.

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

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<3>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- Elmwood) 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 Elmwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elmwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elmwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9566, Longitude: -90.1898     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elmwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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