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Theriot, Louisiana
(Lafourche Parish)

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The location of Theriot

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Theriot.

This page contains six sections:

Around Theriot ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is New Orleans. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northeast of Theriot. New Orleans has a population of 391,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kenner. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the northeast of Theriot and has a population of 66,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Theriot and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2018
Berwick   [Map]   4,471   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Donaldsonville   [Map]   8,281   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gonzales   [Map]   10,809   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Gramercy   [Map]   3,336   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gretna   [Map]   17,730   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Harahan   [Map]   9,294   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Houma   [Map]   32,864   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lockport   [Map]   2,452   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lutcher   [Map]   3,229   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Morgan City   [Map]   10,918   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Patterson   [Map]   5,839   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ponchatoula   [Map]   7,371   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Saint Gabriel   [Map]   7,367   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Thibodaux   [Map]   14,576   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Westwego   [Map]   8,428   E   31 miles [49.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Bayou Blue   [Map]     SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bayou Cane   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bayou Gauche   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bourg   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Broadmoor   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Des Allemands   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gheens   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gray   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kraemer   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Magnolia Plantation   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mathews   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Minerva Plantation   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Raceland   [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Schriever   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
South Vacherie   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Lafourche Parish ...

Theriot is located in Lafourche Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Lafourche Parish: Assumption, Jefferson, Saint Charles, Saint James, Saint John the Baptist & Terrebonne.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Theriot ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Theriot. 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 Theriot. 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 Theriot ...

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 Theriot.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Theriot. 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 Theriot.

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the northeast of Theriot.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
278 miles [447.4 km] miles to the west of Theriot.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
282 miles [453.8 km] miles to the west of Theriot.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the south of Theriot.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the northeast of Theriot.

General Aviation Airports

Thibodaux Muni. (FAA ID: L83)   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the west of Theriot.

St. John the Baptist Airport (FAA ID: 1L0)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the north of Theriot.

Leonard Miller Jr. Airport (ICAO: KGAO)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the southeast of Theriot.

Louisiana Rgnl.  (FAA ID: L38)   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the north northwest of Theriot.

Lakefront Airport (NEW/KNEW)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the east northeast of Theriot.

Harry P. Williams Meml. (ICAO: KPTN)   [Map]
42 miles [67.6 km] miles to the west of Theriot.

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]

William P. Hobby Airport   (HOU/KHOU)    [Map]

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

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

Detailed airport information from:

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

Lakefront Airport   (NEW/KNEW)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Harry P. Williams Meml.   (ICAO: KPTN)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

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

Detailed airport information from:

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

George Bush Intercontinental   (IAH/KIAH)    [Map]

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

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]

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

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan 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]

Lafayette Rgnl.   (LFT/KLFT)    [Map]

Website for Lafayette Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml.   (ICAO: K0R3)    [Map]

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]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Theriot.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Theriot. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7505, Longitude: -90.6320     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Theriot have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Theriot), 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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