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The location of Taft













Welcome to Taft ...

Taft is located in Saint Charles Parish.

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

Taft is near sea level<2>.

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

Taft lies within the (985) area code.

Communities near Taft ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kenner   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the East (E) of Taft

Located in Jefferson Parish

Harahan   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Taft

Located in Jefferson Parish

Westwego   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Taft

Located in Jefferson Parish

Gramercy   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Taft

Located in Saint James Parish

Lutcher   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Taft

Located in Saint James Parish

Laplace   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Taft

Located in Saint John the Baptist Parish

Destrehan   [Map]

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

Luling   [Map]

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

Boutte   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Taft

Edgard   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Taft

Located in Saint John the Baptist Parish

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

Communities Also Named Taft ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Taft - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California, Florida (2), Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Taft. 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 Taft. 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 Taft.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Taft ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Saint Charles Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Charles Parish: www.stcharlesparish-la.gov/

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 Taft - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Taft) 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 Taft. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Taft

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taft. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9913, Longitude: -90.4481     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Taft have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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