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Tall Timbers, Louisiana
(Orleans Parish)

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The location of Tall Timbers

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Tall Timbers.

This page contains six sections:

Around Tall Timbers ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is New Orleans. It lies just northwest of Tall Timbers. New Orleans has a population of 391,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kenner. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the northwest of Tall Timbers and has a population of 66,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Tall Timbers and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2018
Covington   [Map]   10,463   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gramercy   [Map]   3,336   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Gretna   [Map]   17,730   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hammond   [Map]   20,786   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Harahan   [Map]   9,294   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Houma   [Map]   32,864   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Mandeville   [Map]   12,288   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Ponchatoula   [Map]   7,371   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Slidell   [Map]   27,711   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Thibodaux   [Map]   14,576   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Westwego   [Map]   8,428   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bay Saint Louis (MS)   [Map]   13,515   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Diamondhead (MS)   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Picayune (MS)   [Map]   11,008   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Waveland (MS)   [Map]   6,322   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Arabi   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Belle Chasse   [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Braithwaite   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Chalmette   [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
English Turn   [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Harvey   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Marrero   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Meraux   [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mohawk City   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Poydras   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Scarsdale   [Map]     S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Terrytown   [Map]     W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Timberlane   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Violet   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Woodmere   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]

For more communities neighboring Tall Timbers, please visit our Parish-by-Parish Page for Tall Timbers.

Orleans Parish ...

Tall Timbers is located in Orleans Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Orleans Parish: Jefferson, Plaquemines, Saint Bernard & Saint Tammany. Lake Pontchartrain lies to the west and the Gulf of Mexico lies to the east.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tall Timbers ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Tall Timbers.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Tall Timbers. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tall Timbers. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Louisiana

    Louisiana Tourism
    Parks for Louisiana

    Fishing in Louisiana
    Hunting in Louisiana

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Louisiana

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Louisiana

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Louisiana

Airports Near Tall Timbers ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Tall Timbers.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Tall Timbers. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Tall Timbers.

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the west northwest of Tall Timbers.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the west northwest of Tall Timbers.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
46 miles [74 km] miles to the west southwest of Tall Timbers.

Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.  (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the east northeast of Tall Timbers.

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
81 miles [130.4 km] miles to the west northwest of Tall Timbers.

General Aviation Airports

Lakefront Airport (NEW/KNEW)   [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the north of Tall Timbers.

Slidell Airport (ICAO: KASD)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the north northeast of Tall Timbers.

Leonard Miller Jr. Airport (ICAO: KGAO)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the south southwest of Tall Timbers.

St. Tammany Rgnl. (FAA ID: L31)   [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the north of Tall Timbers.

St. John the Baptist Airport (FAA ID: 1L0)   [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the west northwest of Tall Timbers.

Stennis Intl. (ICAO: KHSA)   [Map]
45 miles [72.4 km] miles to the northeast of Tall Timbers.

Picayune Muni. (FAA ID: MJD)   [Map]
45 miles [72.4 km] miles to the north northeast of Tall Timbers.

Hammond Muni.   [Map]
49 miles [78.9 km] miles to the north northwest of Tall Timbers.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)    [Map]

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Lakefront Airport   (NEW/KNEW)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Slidell Airport   (ICAO: KASD)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Leonard Miller Jr. Airport   (ICAO: KGAO)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Stennis Intl.   (ICAO: KHSA)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Hammond Northshore Rgnl.   (ICAO: KHDC)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Houma - Terrebonne Airport   (ICAO: KHUM)    [Map]

Website for Houma - Terrebonne Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)    [Map]

Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Baton Rouge Metro Airport   (BTR/KBTR)    [Map]

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)    [Map]

Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Acadiana Rgnl.   (ICAO: KARA)    [Map]

Website for Acadiana Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)    [Map]

Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Lafayette Rgnl.   (LFT/KLFT)    [Map]

Website for Lafayette Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Orleans Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tall Timbers.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tall Timbers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tall Timbers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9049, Longitude: -89.9976     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tall Timbers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Tall Timbers), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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