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Our Genealogy Helper for Hester ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool which helps us with planning our trips.
  • We're trying to shape our Gazetteer as a tool to help us understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.
  • On our trips, we try to visit those places where our ancestors left their footprints.

By learning about Hester (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this our Genealogical Helper for Hester. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Parishes ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring parishes.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home parish. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next parish to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the parish to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring parishes instead of the parish in which they lived:  their home parish contained property and probate records; the parish to the west contained birth and death records; the parish to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring parishes, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Hester is located in Saint James Parish.

To see how the shape of Louisiana's parishes have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Saint James Parish: Ascension, Assumption, Lafourche & Saint John the Baptist.

Below are the parishes that are near Hester. For each of these parishes, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Hester:

  • Saint James Parish     (The home parish of Hester)
    • Paulina (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paulina
      • Paulina lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paulina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paulina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paulina<3>
    • Vacherie (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Uncle Sam (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uncle Sam
      • Uncle Sam lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uncle Sam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uncle Sam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uncle Sam<3>
    • Lagan (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lagan
      • Lagan lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lagan
    • Burton Lane (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burton Lane
      • Burton Lane lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burton Lane
    • Convent (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
    • Lutcher (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lutcher
      • Lutcher lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,127 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lutcher
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lutcher<3>
    • North Vacherie (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Vacherie
      • North Vacherie lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Vacherie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Vacherie
    • Saint James (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Chatman Town (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatman Town
      • Chatman Town lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatman Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatman Town
    • Free Town (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Free Town
      • Free Town lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Free Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Free Town
    • Gramercy (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gramercy
      • Gramercy lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,188 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gramercy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gramercy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gramercy<3>
  • Ascension Parish
    • Aben (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aben
      • Aben lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • Aben has also been known as:
      • Abend
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aben
    • Cofield (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cofield
      • Cofield lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cofield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cofield
    • Burnside (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Sorrento (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sorrento
      • Sorrento lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,719 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sorrento have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sorrento
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sorrento<3>
    • Donaldsonville (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donaldsonville
      • Donaldsonville lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,638 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donaldsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donaldsonville<3>
    • Brittany (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brittany
      • Brittany lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brittany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brittany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brittany<3>
    • Darrow (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darrow
      • Darrow lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darrow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darrow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darrow<3>
    • Saint Amant (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Amant
      • Saint Amant lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Amant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Amant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Amant<3>
    • Weber City (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weber City
      • Weber City lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weber City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weber City
    • Gonzales (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gonzales
      • Gonzales lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,245 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gonzales have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gonzales
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gonzales<3>
    • Barton (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barton
      • Barton lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton
    • Brignac (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brignac
      • Brignac lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brignac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brignac
  • Assumption Parish
    • Brulie Maurin (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brulie Maurin
      • Brulie Maurin lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Assumption Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brulie Maurin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brulie Maurin
    • Rosedale (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
      • Rosedale lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Assumption Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
    • Bertie (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bertie
      • Bertie lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Assumption Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bertie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bertie
    • Madewood (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madewood
      • Madewood lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Assumption Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madewood
    • Plattenville (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plattenville
      • Plattenville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Assumption Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plattenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plattenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plattenville<3>
    • Ingleside (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ingleside
      • Ingleside lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Assumption Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ingleside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ingleside
    • Leche (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leche
      • Leche lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Assumption Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leche have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leche
    • Belle Rose (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Munsons (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munsons
      • Munsons lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Assumption Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Munsons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munsons
    • Napoleonville (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napoleonville
      • Napoleonville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Assumption Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 575 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Napoleonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napoleonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napoleonville<3>
    • Ratliff (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ratliff
      • Ratliff lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Assumption Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ratliff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ratliff
    • Sweet Home (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Home
      • Sweet Home lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Assumption Parish
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Home
  • East Baton Rouge Parish
    • Old Jefferson (28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Jefferson
      • Old Jefferson lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Jefferson
    • Oak Hills Place (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hills Place
      • Oak Hills Place lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hills Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hills Place
    • Perkins Village (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perkins Village
      • Perkins Village lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkins Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perkins Village
    • Shenandoah (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shenandoah
      • Shenandoah lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shenandoah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
    • Village Saint George (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Village Saint George
      • Village Saint George lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Village Saint George have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Village Saint George
    • Burtville (30 miles [48.3 km] to the northwest) - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burtville
      • Burtville was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burtville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Inniswold (32 miles [51.5 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inniswold
      • Inniswold lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inniswold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inniswold
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inniswold<3>
    • Baton Rouge (37 miles [59.5 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baton Rouge
      • Baton Rouge lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,052 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baton Rouge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baton Rouge<3>
    • Greenwell Springs (40 miles [64.4 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwell Springs
      • Greenwell Springs lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Hester and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwell Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwell Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwell Springs<3>
    • Central (40 miles [64.4 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
      • Central lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in East Baton Rouge Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,450 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<3>
  • Iberville Parish
    • Carville (23 miles [37 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carville
      • Carville lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Iberville Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carville<3>
    • White Castle (24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Castle
      • White Castle lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Iberville Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,640 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Castle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Castle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Castle<3>
    • Saint Gabriel (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Gabriel
      • Saint Gabriel lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Iberville Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,522 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Gabriel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Gabriel<3>
    • Bayou Goula (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Iberville (27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iberville
      • Iberville lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Iberville Parish
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iberville
    • Sunshine (27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunshine
      • Sunshine lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Iberville Parish
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunshine
    • Plaquemine (33 miles [53.1 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plaquemine
      • Plaquemine lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Iberville Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plaquemine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plaquemine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plaquemine<3>
  • Jefferson Parish
    • Kenner (31 miles [49.9 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenner
      • Kenner lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Jefferson Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenner<3>
    • River Ridge (33 miles [53.1 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for River Ridge
      • River Ridge lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Jefferson Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on River Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for River Ridge<3>
    • Harahan (34 miles [54.7 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harahan
      • Harahan lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Jefferson Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harahan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harahan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harahan<3>
    • Waggaman (34 miles [54.7 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waggaman
      • Waggaman lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Jefferson Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waggaman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waggaman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waggaman<3>
    • Avondale (35 miles [56.3 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avondale
      • Avondale lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Jefferson Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avondale<3>
    • Elmwood (35 miles [56.3 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmwood
      • Elmwood lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Jefferson Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmwood<3>
    • Bridge City (36 miles [57.9 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridge City
      • Bridge City lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Jefferson Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridge City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridge City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridge City<3>
    • Jefferson (37 miles [59.5 km] to the east)
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      • Jefferson lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Jefferson Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Metairie (37 miles [59.5 km] to the east)
    • Westwego (38 miles [61.2 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westwego
      • Westwego lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Jefferson Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,297 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westwego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lafourche Parish
    • Chackbay (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
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      • Chackbay lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chackbay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kraemer (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
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      • Kraemer lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kraemer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Thibodaux (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
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      • Thibodaux lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thibodaux have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Acadia (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
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      • Acadia lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
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    • Godchaux (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
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      • Godchaux lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Godchaux have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Raceland Junction (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
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      • Raceland Junction lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raceland Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Raceland (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
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      • Raceland lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raceland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bayou Blue (26 miles [41.8 km] to the south)
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      • Bayou Blue lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
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    • Mathews (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast)
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      • Mathews lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathews have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lockport (29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast)
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      • Lockport lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,390 people
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    • Gheens (30 miles [48.3 km] to the southeast)
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      • Gheens lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gheens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Larose (38 miles [61.2 km] to the southeast)
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      • Larose lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Hester and is located in Lafourche Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Larose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Livingston Parish
    • Maurepas (20 miles [32.2 km] to the north)
    • French Settlement (21 miles [33.8 km] to the north)
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      • French Settlement lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Hester and is located in Livingston Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Settlement have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Port Vincent (22 miles [35.4 km] to the north)
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      • Port Vincent lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Hester and is located in Livingston Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 650 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Vincent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clio (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast)
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      • Clio lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Hester and is located in Livingston Parish
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    • Killian (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast)
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      • Killian lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Hester and is located in Livingston Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Springfield (31 miles [49.9 km] to the northeast)
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      • Springfield lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Hester and is located in Livingston Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 542 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Livingston (32 miles [51.5 km] to the north)
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      • Livingston lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the north of Hester and is located in Livingston Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,004 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Walker (32 miles [51.5 km] to the north)
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      • Walker lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the north of Hester and is located in Livingston Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,302 people
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    • Denham Springs (34 miles [54.7 km] to the north)
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      • Denham Springs lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the north of Hester and is located in Livingston Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,842 people
      • Former names for Denham Springs:
      • Amite Springs
      • Hill's Springs
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    • Holden (34 miles [54.7 km] to the north)
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      • Holden lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the north of Hester and is located in Livingston Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Albany (35 miles [56.3 km] to the north)
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      • Albany lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the north of Hester and is located in Livingston Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Watson (39 miles [62.8 km] to the north)
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      • Watson lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the north of Hester and is located in Livingston Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Saint Charles Parish
    • Killona (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
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      • Killona lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint Charles Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gypsy (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
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      • Gypsy lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint Charles Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gypsy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Montz (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
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      • Montz lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint Charles Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Taft (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
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      • Taft lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint Charles Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Norco (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
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      • Norco lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint Charles Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hahnville (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
    • Des Allemands (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
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      • Des Allemands lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Hester and is located in Saint Charles Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Des Allemands have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Paradis (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
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      • Paradis lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Hester and is located in Saint Charles Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • New Sarpy (23 miles [37 km] to the east)
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      • New Sarpy lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint Charles Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Sarpy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Boutte (24 miles [38.6 km] to the east)
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      • Boutte lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint Charles Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boutte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Luling (25 miles [40.2 km] to the east)
    • Destrehan (26 miles [41.8 km] to the east)
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      • Destrehan lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint Charles Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Destrehan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Saint John the Baptist Parish
    • Wallace (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
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      • Wallace lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint John the Baptist Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mount Airy (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
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      • Mount Airy lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint John the Baptist Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Airy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Garyville (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
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      • Garyville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint John the Baptist Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Edgard (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Reserve (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reserve
      • Reserve lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint John the Baptist Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reserve have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Laplace (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
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      • Laplace lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint John the Baptist Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laplace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Saint Martin Parish
    • Bayou Geneve (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
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      • Bayou Geneve lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Saint Martin Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayou Geneve have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stephenville (28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest)
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      • Stephenville lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Saint Martin Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Saint Mary Parish
    • Morgan City Beach (29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest)
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      • Morgan City Beach lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Saint Mary Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Amelia (31 miles [49.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Morgan City (33 miles [53.1 km] to the southwest)
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      • Morgan City lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Saint Mary Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,512 people
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    • Berwick (35 miles [56.3 km] to the southwest)
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      • Berwick lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Saint Mary Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bayou Vista (37 miles [59.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Patterson (38 miles [61.2 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patterson
      • Patterson lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Saint Mary Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,659 people
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  • Tangipahoa Parish
    • Akers (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast)
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      • Akers lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Hester and is located in Tangipahoa Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ponchatoula (35 miles [56.3 km] to the northeast)
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      • Ponchatoula lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Hester and is located in Tangipahoa Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,545 people
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    • Hammond (38 miles [61.2 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hammond
      • Hammond lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Hester and is located in Tangipahoa Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,359 people
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    • Natalbany (40 miles [64.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Terrebonne Parish
    • Schriever (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
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      • Schriever lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schriever have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Magnolia Plantation (21 miles [33.8 km] to the south)
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      • Magnolia Plantation lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Minerva Plantation (21 miles [33.8 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minerva Plantation
      • Minerva Plantation lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minerva Plantation have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gray (22 miles [35.4 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray
      • Gray lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Chacahoula (23 miles [37 km] to the south)
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      • Chacahoula lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chacahoula have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Donner (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
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      • Donner lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ardoyne (25 miles [40.2 km] to the south)
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      • Ardoyne lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
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    • Broadmoor (26 miles [41.8 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broadmoor
      • Broadmoor lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broadmoor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gibson (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibson
      • Gibson lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibson<3>
    • Bayou Cane (27 miles [43.5 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou Cane
      • Bayou Cane lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayou Cane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayou Cane
    • Houma (29 miles [46.7 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houma
      • Houma lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,467 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houma<3>
    • Bourg (33 miles [53.1 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bourg
      • Bourg lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the south of Hester and is located in Terrebonne Parish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bourg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bourg<3>
  • West Baton Rouge Parish
    • Addis (37 miles [59.5 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addis
      • Addis lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in West Baton Rouge Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Addis<3>
    • Brusly (38 miles [61.2 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brusly
      • Brusly lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in West Baton Rouge Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brusly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brusly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brusly<3>
    • Port Allen (39 miles [62.8 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Allen
      • Port Allen lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in West Baton Rouge Parish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,720 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allen<3>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Hester, see our Parish-by-Parish Page for Hester.

Newspapers Published in Hester ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 32 newspapers that have been published in the area around Hester.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Hester, there are papers which were published within 15 miles [24.1 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Hester.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Hester:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Louisiana

Cemeteries Near Hester ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Hester.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Hester covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • St. Michael Cemetery
  • Antioch Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Antioch Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Antioch Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antioch Cemetery
  • St. Joseph Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Joseph Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Joseph Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Joseph Cemetery
  • St. James Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. James Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. James Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. James Cemetery
  • Highway Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Highway Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Highway Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highway Cemetery
  • Western Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Western Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Western Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Western Cemetery
  • Celestin Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Celestin Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Celestin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Celestin Cemetery
  • St. Phillips Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Phillips Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Phillips Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Phillips Cemetery
  • Woodville Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Woodville Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Woodville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Woodville Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Hester.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville Cemetery
  • Trosclair Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Trosclair Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Trosclair Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Trosclair Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Hester.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trosclair Cemetery
  • Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mt. Calvary Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Hester.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  • Philippian Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Philippian Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Philippian Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Philippian Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippian Cemetery
  • Continue List   (249 more) ...
    • Monroe Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Monroe Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Monroe Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Monroe Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe Cemetery
    • Buena Vista Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Buena Vista Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Buena Vista Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Buena Vista Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista Cemetery
    • Bishop Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bishop Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bishop Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Bishop Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Hester.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bishop Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<5>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Hester had a post office and no railroad service.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Hester, with the one closest to Hester listed first.

  • Hester (Saint James Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hester
    • Hester lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hester had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hester
  • Remy (Saint James Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Remy
    • Remy lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Remy had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Remy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Remy
  • Vacherie (Saint James Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vacherie
    • Vacherie lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Vacherie had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vacherie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vacherie<3>
  • Paulina (Saint James Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paulina
    • Paulina lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Paulina had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paulina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paulina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paulina<3>
  • Convent (Saint James Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Convent
    • Convent lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 650 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Convent had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Convent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Convent<3>
  • Saint James (Saint James Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint James
    • Saint James lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Saint James had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint James
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint James<3>
  • Wallace (Saint John the Baptist Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallace
    • Wallace lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint John the Baptist Parish
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 125 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Wallace had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallace
  • Welcome (Saint James Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welcome
    • Welcome lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 325 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Welcome had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Welcome have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welcome
  • Central (Saint James Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
    • Central lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Central had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
  • Johnson (Saint John the Baptist Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson
    • Johnson lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint John the Baptist Parish
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Johnson had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson
  • Mount Airy (Saint John the Baptist Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Airy
    • Mount Airy lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Hester and is located in Saint John the Baptist Parish
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 170 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Mount Airy had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Airy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Airy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Airy<3>
  • Union (Saint James Parish)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Union had no post office or railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
  • Continue List   (15 more) ...
    • White Hall (Saint James Parish)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Hall
      • White Hall lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, White Hall had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Hall
    • Lauderdale (Saint James Parish)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lauderdale
      • Lauderdale lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Saint James Parish
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lauderdale had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lauderdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lauderdale
    • Cofield (Ascension Parish)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cofield
      • Cofield lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hester and is located in Ascension Parish
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 53 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Cofield had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cofield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cofield

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Hester. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hester.

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Mentions & References for Hester

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About Saint James Parish

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

The official website for Saint James Parish: www.stjamesla.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Hester) 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 Hester. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HesterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0192, Longitude: -90.7777    
<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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>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 Hester, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.




 

 

 

 

 


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