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New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Jefferson City

 
 
Jefferson City Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, March 2, 2008
1. Jefferson City Marker
Inscription. Originally a part of Jefferson Parish, this area was incorporated as Jefferson City in 1850. By 1860 its population was 5,107, including 131 free black citizens. It was annexed by the City of New Orleans in 1870.
 
Erected 1979 by Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 29° 55.259′ N, 90° 6.9′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Ave and Magazine Street, in the median on Jefferson Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gilbert Academy and New Orleans University (approx. half a mile away); DeDroit Residence (approx. 0.6 miles away); Academy of the Sacred Heart (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor (approx. 1.4 miles away); Van Benthuysen-Elms Mansion (approx. 1.7 miles away); Christ Church Cathedral (approx. 1.8 miles away); Seven Oaks Plantation Site (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Jefferson City Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, March 2, 2008
2. Jefferson City Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,217 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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