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Grand View, Louisiana

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The location of Grand View

Welcome to Grand View ...

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

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

Grand View would have been located within present day Saint James Parish.

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

A typical abbreviation for Grand View: Grand Vw.

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

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

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

Communities near Grand View ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Thibodaux   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the South (S) of Grand View

Located in Lafourche Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Grand View

Located in Ascension Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Grand View

Located in Ascension Parish

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Grand View

Located in Ascension Parish

Napoleonville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Grand View

Located in Assumption Parish

Mount Airy   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Grand View

Located in Saint John the Baptist Parish

Convent   [Map]

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

Garyville   [Map]

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

Located in Saint John the Baptist Parish

Lagan   [Map]

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

Uncle Sam   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Grand View ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Grand View - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas (2), Maryland, Michigan (3), New York, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Grand View. 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 Grand View. 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 Grand View.

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

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About Saint James Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint James 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 Grand View, 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 Grand View - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grand View) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grand View. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0285, Longitude: -90.7209     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grand View have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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