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Welcome to Jean Lafitte ...

The town of Jean Lafitte is located in Jefferson Parish<1>.

The location of Jean Lafitte has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jean Lafitte has a population of 1,986 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Jean Lafitte.

Jean Lafitte is near sea level<4>.

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

Jean Lafitte lies within the (504) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jean Lafitte had an population of 1,986 people. This is an increase of 4.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.07% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Communities near Jean Lafitte ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jean Lafitte.

  • New Orleans [Orleans Parish]
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    • New Orleans [Orleans Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Jean Lafitte
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 389,476 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Orleans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Orleans<6>
  • Gretna [Jefferson Parish]
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    • Gretna [Jefferson Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Jean Lafitte
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,615 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gretna<6>
  • Harahan [Jefferson Parish]
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    • Harahan [Jefferson Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Jean Lafitte
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harahan<6>
  • Westwego [Jefferson Parish]
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    • Westwego [Jefferson Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Jean Lafitte
    • 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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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westwego<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jesuit Bend [Plaquemines Parish]
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      • Jesuit Bend [Plaquemines Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Jean Lafitte
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    • Lafitte [Jefferson Parish]
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      • Lafitte [Jefferson Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Jean Lafitte
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafitte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafitte
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafitte<6>
    • Estelle [Jefferson Parish]
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      • Estelle [Jefferson Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Jean Lafitte
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    • Woodmere [Jefferson Parish]
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      • Woodmere [Jefferson Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Jean Lafitte
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodmere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stella [Plaquemines Parish]
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      • Stella [Plaquemines Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Jean Lafitte
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stella have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Belle Chasse [Plaquemines Parish]
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      • Belle Chasse [Plaquemines Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Jean Lafitte
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Chasse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Chasse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle Chasse<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jean Lafitte. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jean Lafitte.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Jean Lafitte.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jean Lafitte. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

The Communities of Louisiana

About Jefferson Parish

About Louisiana

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>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jean Lafitte.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jean Lafitte - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jean LafitteOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Jean Lafitte have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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