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The location of Essen









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Essen.

This page contains six sections:

Around Essen ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Baton Rouge. It lies just north of Essen. Baton Rouge has a population of 222,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is New Iberia. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Essen and has a population of 29,100 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Essen.<2>

Baton Rouge     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the north of Essen.

Beauregard Town     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the northwest of Essen.

Gardere     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the southwest of Essen.

Inniswold     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the east of Essen.

Lynwood Village     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the southwest of Essen.

Maribel Village     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the north of Essen.

Merrydale     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the north of Essen.

Monticello     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the northeast of Essen.

Oak Hills Place     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the southeast of Essen.

Old Jefferson     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the east of Essen.

Perkins Village     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the southeast of Essen.

Shenandoah     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the east of Essen.

Village Saint George     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the southeast of Essen.

Westminster     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the northeast of Essen.

Woodshire Village     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the east of Essen.

For more communities neighboring Essen, please visit our Parish-by-Parish Page for Essen.

East Baton Rouge Parish ...

Essen is located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of East Baton Rouge Parish: Ascension, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Saint Helena, West Baton Rouge & West Feliciana.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Essen ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Essen.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Essen. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Essen. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Louisiana

Louisiana Tourism

Parks for Louisiana

Fishing in Louisiana

Hunting in Louisiana

TripAdvisor Link for:

Louisiana Statewide Tourism

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Louisiana

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Louisiana

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Louisiana

Airports Near Essen ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Essen.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Essen. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Essen.

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
57 miles [91.7 km] miles to the East Southeast of Essen.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
254 miles [408.8 km] miles to the West of Essen.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
254 miles [408.8 km] miles to the West of Essen.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the North Northwest of Essen.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
52 miles [83.7 km] miles to the West Southwest of Essen.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
54 miles [86.9 km] miles to the West Southwest of Essen.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
58 miles [93.3 km] miles to the East Southeast of Essen.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
63 miles [101.4 km] miles to the South Southeast of Essen.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the West Southwest of Essen.

General Aviation Airports

Louisiana Rgnl.  (FAA ID: L38)   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the South Southeast of Essen.

False River Rgnl.  (FAA ID: HZR)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the Northwest of Essen.

St. John the Baptist Airport (FAA ID: 1L0)   [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the Southeast of Essen.

Hammond Muni.   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the East of Essen.

Hammond Northshore Rgnl. (ICAO: KHDC)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the East of Essen.

Pete Antie Muni. (FAA ID: 7L9)   [Map]
43 miles [69.2 km] miles to the West Northwest of Essen.

Thibodaux Muni. (FAA ID: L83)   [Map]
47 miles [75.6 km] miles to the South Southeast of Essen.

Harry P. Williams Meml. (ICAO: KPTN)   [Map]
49 miles [78.9 km] miles to the South Southwest of Essen.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

New Orleans Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSYICAO: KMSY

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

William P. Hobby Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HOUICAO: KHOU

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Hammond Northshore Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KHDC

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Harry P. Williams Meml.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPTN

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

George Bush Intercontinental     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IAHICAO: KIAH

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Baton Rouge Metro Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BTRICAO: KBTR

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Acadiana Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KARA

Website for Acadiana Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Lafayette Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LFTICAO: KLFT

Website for Lafayette Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Houma - Terrebonne Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KHUM

Website for Houma - Terrebonne Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: K0R3

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Alexandria Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KAEX

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Essen.

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<2>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- Essen) 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 Essen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Essen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Essen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3974, Longitude: -91.1081     [Map].

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Essen), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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