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Welcome to Poydras ...

Poydras is located in Saint Bernard Parish.

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

Poydras is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Poydras: (504)

Communities near Poydras ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Poydras

Located in Orleans Parish

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Poydras

Located in Jefferson Parish

Harahan   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Poydras

Located in Jefferson Parish

Westwego   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Poydras

Located in Jefferson Parish

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Poydras

Located in Jefferson Parish

English Turn   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Poydras

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Meraux   [Map]

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

Scarsdale   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Poydras

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Belle Chasse   [Map]

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

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Chalmette   [Map]

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

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

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 Poydras. 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 Poydras. 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 Poydras.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poydras ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Saint Bernard Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Bernard Parish: www.st-bernard.la.us/

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 Poydras - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Poydras) 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 Poydras. 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 Poydras

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poydras. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8694, Longitude: -89.8890     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Poydras have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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