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Torras, Louisiana

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Welcome to Torras ...

So far, we have found very little information about Torras. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Torras to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Torras, please Contact Us.

Torras would have been located within present day Pointe Coupee Parish.

Torras was founded in 1902.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Torras is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Torras was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Torras once stood is in the (225) area code.

Communities near Torras ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Port Eads   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the East (E) of Torras

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Pilottown   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Torras

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Pilotsville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Torras

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Venice   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of Torras

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Boothville   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North (N) of Torras

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Buras   [Map]

Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North (N) of Torras

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Empire   [Map]

Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Torras

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Port Sulphur   [Map]

Lies 40 miles [64.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Torras

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Grand Isle   [Map]

Lies 42 miles [67.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Torras

Located in Jefferson Parish

Pointe a la Hache   [Map]

Lies 48 miles [77.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Torras

Located in Plaquemines Parish

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

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 Torras. 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 Torras. 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 Torras.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pointe Coupee Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Torras, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Torras - 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 '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- Torras) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Torras. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.9677, Longitude: -89.3771     [Map].

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