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South Pass, Louisiana

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The purpose of this page is to identify those communities that are closest to South Pass, on a Parish-by-Parish basis. To explain further, let's use the example from the Genealogy Helper Page for South Pass:

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small community in the southeast corner of their home parish. During their lives, most doctors were in the next parish to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the parish to the south.

When doing our research, we make it a practice to expand our search by looking in neighboring parishes in addition to the parish in which they lived:  their home parish contained property and probate records; the parish to the east contained birth and death records; the parish to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring parishes, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<1>

If you're researching your genealogy, we hope that the following following information helps.

South Pass is located in Plaquemines Parish.

The following 3 parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Plaquemines Parish: Jefferson, Orleans & Saint Bernard.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 25 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of South Pass. Of these communities, 1 are located in parishes other than Plaquemines Parish.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<2> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home parish for South Pass (which is Plaquemines Parish), we list the parishes in alphabetical order and for each of those parishes, the closest communities are listed in order of their distance from South Pass. For the following list, only those parishes that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Pointe Coupee Parish  

Plaquemines Parish     (The parish where South Pass resides)
Parish Seat for Plaquemines:   Pointe a la Hache
Genealogy Websites:
State of Louisiana       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Plaquemines Parish       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The Gulf of Mexico lies to the south and the east.
Port Eads     [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
Balize (Hist)     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pilotsville (Hist)     [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pilottown     [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Burrwood (Hist)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Orchard (Unver)     [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Venice     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Duvic (Unver)     [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Olga (Unver)     [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boothville     [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fort Jackson (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fort Saint Phillip (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gulftown (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Triumph (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
West Point (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Buras     [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Breton (Unver)     [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ostrica (Unver)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Quarantine (Hist)     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sunrise (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Empire     [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Point Pleasant (Hist)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Tropical Bend (Unver)     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Nicholls (Hist)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

Pointe Coupee Parish
Parish Seat for Pointe Coupee:   New Roads
Genealogy Websites:
State of Louisiana       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pointe Coupee Parish       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Note: The Gulf of Mexico lies to the south and the east.
Torras (Hist)     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from South Pass. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- South Pass) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Pass. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.9947, Longitude: -89.1428     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Pass have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>Our data comes from many sources and some sources are more dependable than others. When we add communities to our Gazetteer, we try to verify that we have the correct location for the community. We mark a community as 'Unverified' when we aren't confident about our data and want to do further checking.

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 larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now.

Since our Gazetteer contains over 100,000 communities, verifying everything is going to take time. If you find an error or can help us to improve our accuracy, please let us know.

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