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Welcome to Jean Lafitte ...

The town of Jean Lafitte is located in Jefferson Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Jean Lafitte has a population of 2,040 people<2> (see below for details).

Jean Lafitte is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Jean Lafitte: (504)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jean Lafitte had a population of 1,903 people. This makes Jean Lafitte the parish's 5th most populous community.

The population of Jean Lafitte represents 0.04% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 119th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,903 people, the population of Jean Lafitte decreased 10.95% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,137 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Jean Lafitte had an population of 2,040 people. This is an increase of 7.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.54% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Jean Lafitte.

Communities near Jean Lafitte ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the North (N) of Jean Lafitte

Located in Orleans Parish

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Jean Lafitte

Harahan   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Jean Lafitte

Westwego   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Jean Lafitte

Lafitte   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Jean Lafitte

Estelle   [Map]

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

Woodmere   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Jean Lafitte

Belle Chasse   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jean Lafitte

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Carlisle   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Jean Lafitte

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Timberlane   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jean Lafitte

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

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 Jean Lafitte. 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 Jean Lafitte. 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 Jean Lafitte.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jean Lafitte ...

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

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About Jefferson Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson Parish: www.jeffparish.net/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jean Lafitte.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jean Lafitte - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jean Lafitte) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jean Lafitte. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jean Lafitte

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jean Lafitte. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7497, Longitude: -90.1034     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jean Lafitte have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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