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The location of Spanish Fort













Welcome to Spanish Fort ...

Spanish Fort is located in Orleans Parish.

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

A typical abbreviation for Spanish Fort: Spanish Ft. (or less commonly used: Spanish Frt.)

Spanish Fort is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Spanish Fort: (504)

Communities near Spanish Fort ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the South (S) of Spanish Fort

Kenner   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Spanish Fort

Located in Jefferson Parish

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Spanish Fort

Located in Jefferson Parish

Harahan   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Spanish Fort

Located in Jefferson Parish

Westwego   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Spanish Fort

Located in Jefferson Parish

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Spanish Fort

Located in Jefferson Parish

Metairie   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson Parish

Jefferson   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson Parish

Arabi   [Map]

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

Located in Saint Bernard Parish

Elmwood   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Spanish Fort

Located in Jefferson Parish

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

Communities Also Named Spanish Fort ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Spanish Fort - they are located in Alabama, Mississippi and Texas.

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

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 Spanish Fort. 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 Spanish Fort. 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 Spanish Fort.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spanish Fort ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Orleans Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Spanish Fort - 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- Spanish Fort) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spanish Fort. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0210, Longitude: -90.0826     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spanish Fort have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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