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The location of Galvez













Welcome to Galvez ...

Galvez is located in Ascension Parish.

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

Galvez was established in 1778.

Galvez is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Galvez: (225)

Communities near Galvez ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Galvez

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Central   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Galvez

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Galvez

Denham Springs   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Galvez

Located in Livingston Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

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

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Galvez

Located in Iberville Parish

Walker   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Galvez

Located in Livingston Parish

Lutcher   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Galvez

Located in Saint James Parish

Livingston   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Galvez

Located in Livingston Parish

White Castle   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Galvez

Located in Iberville Parish

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

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 Galvez. 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 Galvez. 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 Galvez.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Galvez ...

Looking for more information about Galvez? 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.

Looking for more information about Galvez? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Galvez, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Galvez.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Ascension Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ascension Parish: www.ascensionparish.net/

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

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 Galvez - 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 from Point A (ie- Galvez) 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 Galvez. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Galvez

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Galvez. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2991, Longitude: -90.9048     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Galvez have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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