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The location of Metairie













Welcome to Metairie ...

Metairie is located in Jefferson Parish.

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

Metairie is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Metairie: (504)

The ZIP codes for Metairie: 70001-70006, 70009-70011, 70033, 70055, 70060<3>

Communities near Metairie ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Metairie

Located in Orleans Parish

Kenner   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Metairie

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Metairie

Harahan   [Map]

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

Westwego   [Map]

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

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Metairie

River Ridge   [Map]

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

Avondale   [Map]

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

Waggaman   [Map]

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

Marrero   [Map]

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

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

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 Metairie. 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 Metairie. 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 Metairie. Our list includes 8 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Metairie ...

Looking for more information about Metairie? 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 Metairie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Metairie.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Metairie. 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 Metairie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (such as Metairie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Metairie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Metairie includes: 70001, 70002, 70003, 70004, 70005, 70009, 70010, 70033, 70055 & 70060.

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Metairie) 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 Metairie. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Metairie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Metairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9841, Longitude: -90.1529     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Metairie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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