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Westgate, Louisiana

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The location of Westgate

Welcome to Westgate ...

Westgate is located in Jefferson Parish.

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

Westgate is near sea level<2>.

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

Westgate lies within the (504) area code.

Communities near Westgate ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Orleans   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the East (E) of Westgate

Located in Orleans Parish

Gretna   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Westgate

Harahan   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Westgate

Westwego   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Westgate

Jean Lafitte   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Westgate

Metairie   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Westgate

Ama   [Map]

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

Located in Saint Charles Parish

Bridge City   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Westgate

Jefferson   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Westgate

Waggaman   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Westgate ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Westgate - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, California (4), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (3), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (3), Texas, Utah and Virginia (3).

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

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 Westgate. 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 Westgate. 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 Westgate.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westgate ...

Looking for more information about Westgate? 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.

Looking for more information about Westgate? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Westgate, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Westgate.

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About Jefferson Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westgate. 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 Westgate - 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- Westgate) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westgate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0027, Longitude: -90.2254     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westgate have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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