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The location of Saint Elmo













Welcome to Saint Elmo ...

Saint Elmo is located in Saint James Parish.

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

A typical abbreviation for Saint Elmo: St. Elmo

Saint Elmo is near sea level<2>.

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

Saint Elmo lies within the (225) area code.

Communities near Saint Elmo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Thibodaux   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the South (S) of Saint Elmo

Located in Lafourche Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Saint Elmo

Located in Ascension Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Saint Elmo

Located in Ascension Parish

Gramercy   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Saint Elmo

Lutcher   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Saint Elmo

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Saint Elmo

Located in Ascension Parish

Napoleonville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Saint Elmo

Located in Assumption Parish

Wallace   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Saint Elmo

Located in Saint John the Baptist Parish

Convent   [Map]

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

Lagan   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Saint Elmo

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

Communities Also Named Saint Elmo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Saint Elmo: This one is located in Saint James Parish and the other is located in Ascension Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 17 communities that are also named Saint Elmo - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, Ontario (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

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 Saint Elmo. 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 Saint Elmo. 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 Saint Elmo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Elmo ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Saint James Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint James Parish: www.stjamesla.com/

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 Saint Elmo - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Elmo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Elmo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0227, Longitude: -90.7348     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Elmo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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