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Songy, Louisiana

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Welcome to Songy ...

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

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

Songy would have been located within present day Saint John the Baptist Parish.

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

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

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

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

Communities near Songy ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Thibodaux   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Songy

Located in Lafourche Parish

Gramercy   [Map]

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

Located in Saint James Parish

Lutcher   [Map]

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

Located in Saint James Parish

Sorrento   [Map]

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

Located in Ascension Parish

Vacherie   [Map]

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

Located in Saint James Parish

Edgard   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Songy

Reserve   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Songy

South Vacherie   [Map]

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

Located in Saint James Parish

Hester   [Map]

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

Located in Saint James Parish

Killona   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Songy

Located in Saint Charles Parish

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

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 Songy. 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 Songy. 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 Songy.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Saint John the Baptist Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint John the Baptist 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 Songy, 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 Songy - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Songy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Songy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0155, Longitude: -90.6493     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Songy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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