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The location of Modeste













Welcome to Modeste ...

Modeste is located in Ascension Parish.

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

When the people of Modeste refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Modestan<2>

Modeste is near sea level<3>.

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

Modeste is located in the (225) area code.

Communities near Modeste ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Modeste

Donaldsonville   [Map]

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

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Modeste

Located in Iberville Parish

Plaquemine   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Modeste

Located in Iberville Parish

Addis   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Modeste

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Lutcher   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Modeste

Located in Saint James Parish

White Castle   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Modeste

Located in Iberville Parish

Sorrento   [Map]

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

French Settlement   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Modeste

Located in Livingston Parish

Port Vincent   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Modeste

Located in Livingston Parish

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

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 Modeste. 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 Modeste. 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 Modeste.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Modeste ...

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

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About Ascension Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ascension Parish: www.ascensionparish.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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Modeste refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Modeste may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Modeste - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Modeste) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Modeste. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.1710, Longitude: -91.0148     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Modeste have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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