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The location of Greenwood













Welcome to Greenwood ...

Greenwood is located in Plaquemines Parish.

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

Greenwood is near sea level<2>.

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

Greenwood lies within the (504) area code.

Communities near Greenwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the North (N) of Greenwood

Located in Orleans Parish

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Greenwood

Located in Jefferson Parish

Harahan   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson Parish

Westwego   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson Parish

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Greenwood

Located in Jefferson Parish

Crown Point   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Greenwood

Located in Jefferson Parish

Scarsdale   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Greenwood

Belle Chasse   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Greenwood

Timberlane   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Greenwood

Located in Jefferson Parish

Woodmere   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Greenwood

Located in Jefferson Parish

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

Communities Also Named Greenwood ...

While we believe that this Greenwood is located in Plaquemines Parish, we know of another 4 Louisiana communities named Greenwood. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Caddo, East Baton Rouge, Saint Mary and Terrebonne Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 120 communities that are also named Greenwood - they are located in Alabama (6), Arizona, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California (5), Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (4), Kansas (4), Kentucky (6), Maine (2), Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (6), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), South Dakota (2), Tennessee (8), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (5), Washington (5), West Virginia (5) and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Greenwood. 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 Greenwood. 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 Greenwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenwood ...

Looking for more information about Greenwood? 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 Greenwood? 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 Greenwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Greenwood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Plaquemines Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Greenwood - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greenwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7816, Longitude: -90.0137     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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