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The location of Harlem













Welcome to Harlem ...

Harlem is located in Plaquemines Parish.

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

Harlem is near sea level<2>.

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

Harlem is located in the (504) area code.

Communities near Harlem ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Harlem

Located in Jefferson Parish

Carlisle   [Map]

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

Woodland   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Harlem

Grand Bayou Village   [Map]

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

Pointe a la Hache   [Map]

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

Lafitte   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson Parish

Barataria   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson Parish

Crown Point   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson Parish

Port Sulphur   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Harlem

Belle Chasse   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Harlem

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

Communities Also Named Harlem ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Harlem: This one is located in Plaquemines Parish and the other is located in Vermilion Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 17 communities that are also named Harlem - they are located in California, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New York (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

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 Harlem. 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 Harlem. 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 Harlem.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harlem ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harlem. 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 Harlem - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harlem) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harlem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.6230, Longitude: -89.9006     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Harlem have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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