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Our Genealogy Helper for Supreme ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Supreme (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Supreme. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Parishes ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring parishes.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home parish. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next parish to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the parish to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring parishes instead of the parish in which they lived:  their home parish contained property and probate records; the parish to the west contained birth and death records; the parish to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring parishes, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Supreme is located in Assumption Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Assumption Parish: Ascension, Iberia, Iberville, Lafourche, Saint James, Saint Martin, Saint Mary & Terrebonne.

Below are the parishes that are near Supreme. For each of these parishes, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Supreme:

Assumption     (The home parish for Supreme)
  Leche   [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Georgia   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
  Chula   [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
  Percle   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles
  Ingleside   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Brule   [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Labadieville   [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Lower Texas   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Bertie   [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Rosedale   [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Madewood   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
  Wildwood   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
  Bayou Crab   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
  Barton   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Donaldsonville   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Aben   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Darrow   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Burnside   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Geismar   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Sorrento   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Gonzales   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Brittany   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Cornerview   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Saint Amant   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Weber City   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Dutch Town   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
East Baton Rouge
  Gardere   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Oak Hills Place   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Perkins Village   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Village Saint George   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Old Jefferson   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Essen   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Lynwood Village   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Shenandoah   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Inniswold   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Westminster   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Woodshire Village   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  White Castle   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
  Carville   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Bayou Goula   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Saint Gabriel   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Sunshine   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Indian Village   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Plaquemine   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Morrisonville - Historic   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Thibodaux   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Chackbay   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Kraemer   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Bayou Blue   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Raceland   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Mathews   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Lockport   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Gheens   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  French Settlement   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Port Vincent   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Maurepas   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Saint Charles
  Des Allemands   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Killona   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Gypsy   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Montz   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Paradis   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Taft   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Bayou Gauche   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Boutte   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Hahnville   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Norco   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  New Sarpy   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Luling   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Mimosa Park   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Saint James
  Lagan   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Saint James   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Chatman Town   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Convent   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Free Town   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Uncle Sam   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Hester   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  South Vacherie   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Vacherie   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
  North Vacherie   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Paulina   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Lutcher   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Gramercy   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Saint John the Baptist
  Wallace   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Mount Airy   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Garyville   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Edgard   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Reserve   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Laplace   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Saint Martin
  Bayou Geneve   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Stephenville   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Saint Mary
  Morgan City Beach   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Amelia   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Morgan City   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Fairville   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Berwick   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
  Bayou Vista   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Wilsons Landing   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Patterson   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Calumet   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Ricohoc   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Verdunville   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Centerville   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Maria   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Donner   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Gibson   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Schriever   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Magnolia Plantation   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Minerva Plantation   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Gray   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Bayou Cane   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Broadmoor   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Houma   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Theriot   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Bourg   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Dulac   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Montegut   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
West Baton Rouge
  Addis   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Brusly   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Supreme, see our Parish-by-Parish Page for Supreme.

Cemeteries Near Supreme ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Supreme.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Supreme covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SE St. Philomena Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  N Woodlawn UMC Cemetery<3>   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  N Pugh Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  NW Evening Star Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  NNW Christ Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Immaculate Conception Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  NNW Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  ESE St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 11 miles [17.7 km]  
  NNW St. Augustine Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Virginia Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  

Newspapers Published in Supreme ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 69 newspapers that have been published in the area around Supreme.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Supreme, there are papers which were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Supreme.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

While we didn't find Supreme in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Supreme.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Supreme, with the one closest to Supreme listed first.

Albemarle   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Supreme
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Albemarle had a post office and no railroad service
Labadieville   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Supreme
 - 1895 population of 408 people
 - Labadieville had a post office and no railroad service
Bertie   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Supreme
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Bertie had a post office and no railroad service
Napoleonville   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Supreme
 - 1895 population of 723 people (with 598 people in 2018)
 - Napoleonville had a post office and no railroad service
Plattenville   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Supreme
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Plattenville had a post office and no railroad service
Thibodaux   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Supreme
 - 1895 population of 2,078 people (with 14,576 people in 2018)
 - Thibodaux had a post office and railroad service
Paincourtville   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Supreme
 - 1895 population of 425 people
 - Paincourtville had a post office and no railroad service
Gibson   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Supreme
 - Gibson had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Supreme. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Supreme in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Supreme:

These websites are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the // Resources/

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Louisiana to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Assumption Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's



East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's



Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's



Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's



Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's



Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's



Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's



Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's



Saint Martin Parish:     Cyndi's



Saint Mary Parish:     Cyndi's



Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's



West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Assumption Parish
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Louisiana

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Louisiana

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Louisiana

About Assumption Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Supreme) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Supreme. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Supreme

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Supreme. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8595, Longitude: -90.9813     [Map].

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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<3>UMC is an abbreviation for the United Methodist Church. Although we don't have a link to the cemetery itself, you might be curious about the United Methodist Church. See their website at: United Methodist Church website.

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<4>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 Supreme, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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