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Shrewsbury, Louisiana

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The location of Shrewsbury

Welcome to Shrewsbury ...

Shrewsbury is located in Jefferson Parish.

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

Shrewsbury is near sea level<2>.

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

Shrewsbury is located in the (504) area code.

Communities near Shrewsbury ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the East (E) of Shrewsbury

Located in Orleans Parish

Kenner   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Shrewsbury

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Shrewsbury

Harahan   [Map]

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

Westwego   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Shrewsbury

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Shrewsbury

River Ridge   [Map]

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

Avondale   [Map]

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

Marrero   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Shrewsbury

Waggaman   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Shrewsbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Shrewsbury - they are located in Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Vermont and West Virginia.

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

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 Shrewsbury. 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 Shrewsbury. 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 Shrewsbury.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shrewsbury ...

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

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About Jefferson Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Shrewsbury - 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- Shrewsbury) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shrewsbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9710, Longitude: -90.1423     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shrewsbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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