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Kenner, Louisiana

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The location of Kenner

Welcome to Kenner ...

The city of Kenner is located in Jefferson Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Kenner has a population of 66,657 people<2> (see below for details).

Kenner is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Kenner: (504)

The ZIP codes for Kenner: 70062-70065<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kenner had a population of 66,702 people (which is 15.42% of the total population of Jefferson Parish). This makes Kenner the parish's most populous community.

The population of Kenner represents 1.47% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 66,702 people, the population of Kenner decreased 5.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 70,517 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Kenner had an population of 66,657 people (or a decrease of 5.47% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Kenner.

Communities near Kenner ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Kenner

Located in Orleans Parish

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Kenner

Westwego   [Map]

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

Ama   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Kenner

Located in Saint Charles Parish

River Ridge   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Kenner

Elmwood   [Map]

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

Harahan   [Map]

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

Saint Rose   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Kenner

Located in Saint Charles Parish

Elkinsville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Kenner

Located in Saint Charles Parish

Jefferson   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Kenner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Kenner - they are located in Illinois and Ohio.

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

Websites for Kenner ...

Official Website:

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 Kenner. 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 Kenner. 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 Kenner.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kenner ...

Looking for more information about Kenner? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Kenner, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kenner.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kenner:

The official website for Jefferson Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 Kenner.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kenner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Kenner). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kenner or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Kenner includes: 70062, 70063, 70064 & 70065.

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kenner) 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 Kenner. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kenner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kenner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0107, Longitude: -90.2550     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kenner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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