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Location of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

Venice, Louisiana is a town in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. It is 75 miles south of New Orleans on the west bank of the Mississippi River at 29°16′37″N, 89°21′17″W. It is the last community down the Mississippi accessible by automobile, and is the southern terminus of the Great River Road. This has earned the town the nickname, "The end of the world". Image File history File links LAMap-doton-Boothville-Venice. ... Plaquemines Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Official language(s) English and French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans at last census; probably Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... The Mississippi River, derived from the old Ojibwe word misi-ziibi meaning great river (gichi-ziibi big river at its headwaters), is the second-longest river in the United States; the longest is the Missouri River, which flows into the Mississippi. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Great River Road is a collection of state, provincial, federal and local roads which follow the course of the Mississippi River through ten U. S. states and one Canadian province. ...


In 2001 the combined population for Venice and the neighboring communities of Orchid (often considered a part of Venice) and Boothville, Louisiana was about 2740 people, with about 975 families. About 460 of those people lived in Venice. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


The postal ZIP code for Venice, Louisiana is 70091. Local industries include commercial & sport fishing, and service & transport for off-shore petroleum platforms. Mr. ... Pumpjack pumping an oil well near Sarnia, Ontario Petroleum (from Greek petra – rock and elaion – oil or Latin oleum – oil ) or crude oil is a black, dark brown or greenish liquid found in porous rock formations in the earth. ...


Fishing

Venice has a wonderful and diverse variety of fish. It is known as the starting point many doing offshore fishing, who then head to Port Eads. Its main offshore rival is nearby Grand Isle, Louisiana. Port Eads, Louisiana is located at the southern tip of the Mississippi River, also known as South Pass in Plaquemines Parish. ... Grand Isle is a town located in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, on a barrier island of the same name. ...


External links

  • Pictoral tour and driving information about Venice and nearby towns

Hurricane Katrina

Venice was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. The town's future is currently uncertain.


See also: Boothville-Venice, Louisiana Boothville-Venice is a census-designated place and collection of neighboring communities located in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. ...

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Regions

Acadiana | Central Louisiana | Florida Parishes | Greater New Orleans | North Louisiana Image File history File links Flag_of_Louisiana. ... Official language(s) English and French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans at last census; probably Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Map of Acadiana Region with the Cajun Heartland USA subregion highlighted in dark red. ... The Central Louisiana are those parishes in Louisiana which include Allen Parish, Beauregard Parish, Catahoula Parish, Concordia Parish, Grant Parish, La Salle Parish, Natchitoches Parish, Rapides Parish, Sabine Parish, and Vernon Parish. ... The Florida Parishes The Florida Parishes are those parishes in Louisiana which were part of West Florida in the early 19th century. ... The New Orleans Metropolitan Area, or Greater New Orleans, is the largest metropolitan area in Louisiana, centered around New Orleans. ... Map of Louisiana regions, the North region is shaded in green. ...

Cities
& CDPs

Alexandria | Baton Rouge (Capital) | Bossier City | Houma | Kenner | Lafayette | Lake Charles | Marrero | Metairie | Monroe | New Iberia | New Orleans | Shreveport The following is the List of incorporated cities, towns, and villages in Louisiana, arranged in alphabetical order. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Alexandria is a city in Louisiana, U.S.A.; it is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, on the south bank of the Red River in almost the exact geographic center of the state. ... Nickname: Red Stick Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Location Coordinates , Government Country   State     Parish United States   Louisiana     East Baton Rouge Parish Founded Incorporated 1699 16 January 1817 Mayor Melvin Kip Holden Geographical characteristics Area     City 204. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Bossier City is a city located in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA. As of the 2000 Census, the city had a total population of 56,461. ... The city of Houma (pronounced homeah) is the parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... Kenner is a city located in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, on the East Bank of the Mississippi River. ... Lafayette is a city located on the Vermilion River in Lafayette Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Hibernia Tower in downtown Lake Charles after Hurricane Rita named, see Lake Charles (body of water). Lake Charles is the fifth largest city in the US state of Louisiana. ... Marrero is a census-designated place and unincorporated community located in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. ... Metairie (local pronunciations , ) is an unincorporated, census-designated place (CDP) located in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. ... The city of Monroe is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... The small city of New Iberia is the parish seat of Iberia Parish, in the US state of Louisiana, 125 miles (201 km) west of New Orleans. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 350. ... Location in the state of Louisiana Coordinates: Parish Caddo Mayor Keith Hightower Area    - City 117. ...

Metros Alexandria | Baton Rouge | Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux | Lafayette | Lake Charles | Monroe | New Orleans | Shreveport-Bossier City
Parishes

Acadia | Allen | Ascension | Assumption | Avoyelles | Beauregard | Bienville | Bossier | Caddo | Calcasieu | Caldwell | Cameron | Catahoula | Claiborne | Concordia | De Soto | East Baton Rouge | East Carroll | East Feliciana | Evangeline | Franklin | Grant | Iberia | Iberville | Jackson | Jefferson | Jefferson Davis | La Salle | Lafayette | Lafourche | Lincoln | Livingston | Madison | Morehouse | Natchitoches | Orleans | Ouachita | Plaquemines | Pointe Coupee | Rapides | Red River | Richland | Sabine | St. Bernard | St. Charles | St. Helena | St. James | St. John the Baptist | St. Landry | St. Martin | St. Mary | St. Tammany | Tangipahoa | Tensas | Terrebonne | Union | Vermilion | Vernon | Washington | Webster | West Baton Rouge | West Carroll | West Feliciana | Winn A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or hubs. ... Alexandria metropolitan area, located in Central Louisiana, is composed of Grant and Rapides parishes. ... The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area, centered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is inhabited by nearly 1 million residents (700,000 people). ... Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodeaux is a metropolitan statistical area, synonynous with both Terrebonne and Assumption Parishes, located in southeast Louisiana. ... Lafayette metropolitan area, located in the Cajun Heartland region of Acadiana, is composed of Lafayette and St. ... Lake Charles metropolitan area, located in Acadiana, is composed of Calcasieu and Cameron parishes. ... Monroe metropolitan area, located in North Louisiana, is composed of Ouachita and Union parishes. ... The New Orleans Metropolitan Area, consisting of the Greater New Orleans region and three addtional parishes which share the perimeter of Lake Ponchartrain, is the largest metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Louisiana, centered around the city of New Orleans. ... Shreveport-Bossier City is a metropolitan statistical area, composed of Bossier, Caddo and De Soto parishes, located in North Louisiana. ... List of Louisiana parishes The state of Louisiana is divided into parishes in the same way that the other states of the United States are divided into counties. ... Acadia Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Allen Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Ascension Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Assumption Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Avoyelles Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Beauregard Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Bienville Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Bossier Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Caddo Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Calcasieu Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Caldwell Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Cameron Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Catahoula Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Claiborne Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Concordia Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... De Soto Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Location Location of St. ... East Carroll Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... East Feliciana Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Evangeline Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Franklin Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Grant Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Iberia Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Iberville Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Jackson Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Jefferson Parish is a parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Jefferson Davis Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... La Salle Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Lafayette Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Lafourche Parish is a parish located in the south of the state of Louisiana. ... Lincoln Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Livingston Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Madison Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Morehouse Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Natchitoches Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 350. ... Ouachita Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Plaquemines Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Pointe Coupee Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Rapides Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Red River Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Richland Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Sabine Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Location Location of St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... Tangipahoa Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Tensas Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Terrebonne Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Union Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Vermilion Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Vernon Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Washington Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Webster Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... West Baton Rouge Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... West Carroll Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... West Feliciana Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Winn Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ...

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