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Welcome to Saint Benedict ...

Saint Benedict is located in Saint Tammany Parish<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Saint Benedict: St. Benedict

Saint Benedict is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Saint Benedict: (985)

The ZIP code for Saint Benedict: 70457<4>

Communities Also Named Saint Benedict ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Saint Benedict - they are located in Iowa, Kansas (2), Minnesota, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Saskatchewan.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Saint Benedict.

Communities near Saint Benedict ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Saint Benedict.

  • Mandeville [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mandeville
    • Mandeville [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Saint Benedict
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,559 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mandeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mandeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mandeville<6>
  • Covington [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covington
    • Covington [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the south of Saint Benedict
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,560 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<6>
  • Abita Springs [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abita Springs
    • Abita Springs [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Saint Benedict
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,651 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abita Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abita Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abita Springs<6>
  • Folsom [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Folsom
    • Folsom [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Saint Benedict
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 871 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Folsom have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Folsom
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Folsom<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Madisonville [Saint Tammany Parish]
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      • Madisonville [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Saint Benedict
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 857 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<6>
    • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun
      • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Saint Benedict
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sun<6>
    • Goodbee [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodbee
      • Goodbee [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Saint Benedict
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodbee
    • Lewisburg [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
      • Lewisburg [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Saint Benedict
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Bush [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Enon [Washington Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enon
      • Enon [Washington Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Saint Benedict
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enon

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saint Benedict. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint Benedict.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saint Benedict. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Saint Benedict.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Benedict. See our Newspapers Page for Saint Benedict.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Benedict ...

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

Adding Saint Benedict to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Saint Benedict in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Saint Benedict was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saint Benedict on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Saint Benedict

The Communities of Louisiana

About Saint Tammany Parish

About Louisiana

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

The official website for Saint Tammany Parish: www.stpgov.org/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Saint Tammany, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Benedict - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Saint Benedict). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint Benedict or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Saint Benedict) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saint Benedict. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint BenedictOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Benedict. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5269, Longitude: -90.1126       In this case, the coordinates for Saint Benedict have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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