History Of Westbank Louisiana
The Cities and Towns on the West bank of the Mississippi River from New Orleans, Louisiana

Cities and Towns
History

Algiers
Avondale
Barataria
Belle Chasse
Bridge City
Crown Point
Gretna
Harvey
Jean Lafitte
Lafitte
Marrero
Nine Mile Point
Plaquemine Area
Terrytown
Waggaman
Westwego

Westbank Parishes
Jefferson Parish
Orleans Parish
Plaquemines Parish



Bed & Breakfast

Convention Centers

Entertainment

Fairs & Festivals

Farmers Markets

Gretna Farmers Market
Westwego Farmers Market

Golf Courses

Hospitals

Hotels

Parks-Recreation

Points Of Interest

Restaurants
Fast Food
Upscale


Schools
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Private


Shopping

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The links below go to an encyclopedia with census and other types of information.
The Westbank is a suburban area of New Orleans that is on the west bank of the Mississippi River from New Orleans and is composed of parts of three Parishes. The Westbank includes part of Jefferson Parish including the cities and towns of Waggaman, Avondale, Bridge City, Nine Mile Point, Westwego, Marrero, Harvey, Gretna, Terrytown, Jean Lafitte, Lafitte, Crown Point, Barataria, Estelle, Timberlane, and Woodmere that lies on the western bank of the river. A portion of Orleans Parish is also on the Westbank which includes the area cities and communities of Algiers and English Turn. Further down the Mississippi River is the city of Belle Chasse which has a large Navy Base that makes up for a large part of the population. The West Bank of Plaquemines Parish will also be included on this website. Plaquemines Parish both encompasses and is bisected by the final leg of the Mississippi River before it enters the Gulf of Mexico. Down river from Belle Chasse is an area of Plaquemines Parish that has numerous rural communities scattered along both banks of the river, but none of these communities have a population greater than 5,000. The terms "Eastbank" and "Westbank" are spelled as one word in the local official terminology when being applied to the Greater New Orleans area.

Everything south and west of the Mississippi River in this map is considered Westbank Louisiana

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