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Wags, Louisiana

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Welcome to Wags ...

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

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

Wags would have been located within present day Saint John the Baptist Parish.

The location of Wags has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Wags is near sea level<3>.

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

If Wags still existed, it would have been in the (985) area code.

Communities near Wags ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Thibodaux   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Wags

Located in Lafourche Parish

Donaldsonville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Wags

Located in Ascension Parish

Gramercy   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of Wags

Located in Saint James Parish

Lutcher   [Map]

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

Located in Saint James Parish

Sorrento   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Wags

Located in Ascension Parish

Garyville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wags

South Vacherie   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Wags

Located in Saint James Parish

Hester   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Wags

Located in Saint James Parish

Edgard   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Wags

Lagan   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Wags

Located in Saint James Parish

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

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 Wags. 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 Wags. 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 Wags.

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

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About Saint John the Baptist Parish

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

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wags - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Wags) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wags. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0091, Longitude: -90.6770     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wags have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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