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The location of Jay













Welcome to Jay ...

Jay is located in Lafourche Parish.

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

Jay is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Jay: (985)

Communities near Jay ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Houma   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the West (W) of Jay

Located in Terrebonne Parish

Lockport   [Map]

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

Golden Meadow   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Jay

Gheens   [Map]

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

Larose   [Map]

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

Mathews   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Jay

Bourg   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Jay

Located in Terrebonne Parish

Cut Off   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Jay

Montegut   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Jay

Located in Terrebonne Parish

Raceland   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Jay

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

Communities Also Named Jay ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Jay - they are located in Arkansas (2), Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Vermont.

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

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 Jay. 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 Jay. 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 Jay.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jay ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lafourche Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jay. 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 Jay - 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 from Point A (ie- Jay) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5952, Longitude: -90.4684     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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