Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

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Coordinates: 29°44′N 90°06′W / 29.733°N 90.1°W / 29.733; -90.1

Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Jefferson Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the USA highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded 1825
Seat Gretna
Largest City Kenner
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

642 sq mi (1,663 km²)
307 sq mi (795 km²)
336 sq mi (870 km²), 52.29%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

455,466
1,483/sq mi (573/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website: www.jeffparish.net
Named for: President Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson Parish is a parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Most of the suburbs of New Orleans are in this parish. Because of this Jefferson parish has the most population in the state.

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