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Pecan Grove, Louisiana
(Saint Charles Parish)

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The location of Pecan Grove

Welcome to Pecan Grove ...

So far, we have found very little information about Pecan Grove. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Pecan Grove to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Pecan Grove, please Contact Us.

Pecan Grove would have been located within present day Saint Charles Parish.

The location of Pecan Grove has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Pecan Grove: Pecan Grv.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Pecan Grove is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Pecan Grove was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Pecan Grove would have been located in the (985) area code.

Communities near Pecan Grove ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the East (E) of Pecan Grove

Located in Orleans Parish

Kenner   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Pecan Grove

Located in Jefferson Parish

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Pecan Grove

Located in Jefferson Parish

Harahan   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson Parish

Westwego   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Pecan Grove

Located in Jefferson Parish

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Pecan Grove

Located in Jefferson Parish

Hahnville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Pecan Grove

Norco   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Pecan Grove

Paradis   [Map]

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

Taft   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Pecan Grove

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

Communities Also Named Pecan Grove ...

While we believe that this Pecan Grove is located in Saint Charles Parish, we know of another 3 Louisiana communities named Pecan Grove. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Jefferson, Saint Bernard and Saint Tammany Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 12 communities that are also named Pecan Grove - they are located in Arkansas, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina (3) and Texas (3).

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

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 Pecan Grove. 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 Pecan Grove. 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 Pecan Grove.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Saint Charles Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Charles Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Pecan Grove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pecan Grove - 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 from Point A (ie- Pecan Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pecan Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9449, Longitude: -90.3465     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pecan Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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