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The location of Lafitte













Welcome to Lafitte ...

Lafitte is located in Jefferson Parish.

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

Lafitte is near sea level<2>.

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

Lafitte is located in the (504) area code.

Communities near Lafitte ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the North (N) of Lafitte

Located in Orleans Parish

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Lafitte

Harahan   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Lafitte

Westwego   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Lafitte

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

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

Crown Point   [Map]

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

Carlisle   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Lafitte

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Estelle   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Lafitte

Woodmere   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Lafitte

Belle Chasse   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lafitte

Located in Plaquemines Parish

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

Communities Also Named Lafitte ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lafitte - they are located in and Texas (2).

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lafitte ...

Looking for more information about 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lafitte, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for 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 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lafitte - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Lafitte) 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 Lafitte. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lafitte

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lafitte. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.6669, Longitude: -90.1084     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lafitte have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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