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Violet, Louisiana

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The location of Violet

Welcome to Violet ...

Violet is located in Saint Bernard Parish.

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

Violet is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Violet: (504)

The ZIP code for Violet: 70092<3>

Communities near Violet ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of Violet

Located in Orleans Parish

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Violet

Located in Jefferson Parish

Harahan   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Violet

Located in Jefferson Parish

Westwego   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Violet

Located in Jefferson Parish

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Violet

Located in Jefferson Parish

English Turn   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Violet

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Meraux   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Violet

Chalmette   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Violet

Scarsdale   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Violet

Located in Plaquemines Parish

Belle Chasse   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Violet

Located in Plaquemines Parish

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

Communities Also Named Violet ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Violet - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Texas and West Virginia.

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

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 Violet. 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 Violet. 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 Violet.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Violet ...

Looking for more information about Violet? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Violet, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Violet.

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About Saint Bernard Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Violet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Violet). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Violet or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Violet) 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 Violet. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Violet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Violet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8958, Longitude: -89.8978     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Violet have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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