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1890 Communities Near Terrytown ...

We largely 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. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely 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. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Terrytown in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Terrytown.

Algiers   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Terrytown
 - Algiers had a post office and railroad service
 
Arabi   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Terrytown
 - Arabi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belle Chasse   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Terrytown
 - Belle Chasse had railroad service and no post office
 
Cedar Grove   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Terrytown
 - Cedar Grove had railroad service and no post office
 
Chalmette   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Terrytown
 - Chalmette had railroad service and no post office
 
Concession   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Terrytown
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Concession had a post office and railroad service
 
Dalcour   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Terrytown
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Dalcour had a post office and no railroad service
 
English Turn   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Terrytown
 - English Turn had a post office and railroad service
 
Gentilly   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Terrytown
 - Gentilly had railroad service and no post office
 
Greenwood   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Terrytown
 - Greenwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Gretna   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Terrytown
 - 1895 population of 3,332 people (with 17,730 people in 2018)
 - Gretna had a post office and railroad service
 
Harvey   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Terrytown
 - Harvey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Terrytown
 - Jefferson had railroad service and no post office
 
Linwood   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Terrytown
 - Linwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Milneburg   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Terrytown
 - Milneburg had railroad service and no post office
 
New Orleans   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Terrytown
 - 1895 population of 242,039 people (with 391,006 people in 2018)
 - New Orleans had a post office and railroad service
 
Oakville   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Terrytown
 - Oakville had railroad service and no post office
 
Saint Clair   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Terrytown
 - Saint Clair had railroad service and no post office
 
Saxonholm   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Terrytown
 - Saxonholm had railroad service and no post office
 
Scarsdale   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Terrytown
 - Scarsdale had railroad service and no post office
 
Stella   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Terrytown
 - Stella had railroad service and no post office
 
Story   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Terrytown
 - Story had railroad service and no post office
 
Versailles   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Terrytown
 - Versailles had railroad service and no post office
 
Violet   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Terrytown
 - Violet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westwego   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Terrytown
 - Westwego had railroad service and no post office

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 Terrytown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Terrytown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Terrytown) 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 Terrytown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Terrytown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Terrytown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9102, Longitude: -90.0326     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Terrytown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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