Westwego (HM2780)

Location: Westwego, LA 70094 Jefferson Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 54.121', W 90° 9.134'

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Founded in 1870 and named 1873 by Texas-Pacific RR. Developer Pablo Sala subdivided adjacent land along banks of Company Canal in 1892 to create Salaville, where Cheniere Caminada survivors fled after 1893 Hurricane. Incorporated as village and as town in 1919 and as city in 1951. Attorney Conrad A. Buchler, first mayor, 1919-1921.
HM NumberHM2780
Year Placed2011
Placed ByWestwego Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 774987 N 3311336
Decimal Degrees29.90201667, -90.15223333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 54.121', W 90° 9.134'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 54' 7.2600000000001" N, 90° 9' 8.04" W
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Area Code(s)504
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 55 US-90 BUS, Westwego LA 70094, US
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