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Welcome to Palo Alto ...

Palo Alto is located in Ascension Parish.

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

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

Palo Alto is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Palo Alto: (225)

Communities near Palo Alto ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Palo Alto

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Palo Alto

Located in Iberville Parish

Plaquemine   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Palo Alto

Located in Iberville Parish

Lutcher   [Map]

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

Located in Saint James Parish

White Castle   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Palo Alto

Located in Iberville Parish

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Palo Alto

Napoleonville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Palo Alto

Located in Assumption Parish

Brulie Maurin   [Map]

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

Located in Assumption Parish

Bruly Saint Martin   [Map]

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

Located in Assumption Parish

Aben   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Palo Alto

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

Communities Also Named Palo Alto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Palo Alto - they are located in California, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Palo Alto. 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 Palo Alto. 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 Palo Alto.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palo Alto ...

Looking for more information about Palo Alto? 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.

Looking for more information about Palo Alto? 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 Palo Alto, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Palo Alto.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Ascension Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Palo Alto. 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 Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Palo Alto) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palo Alto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0919, Longitude: -91.0382     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Palo Alto have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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