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Jefferson Parish,


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The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.

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The population of Terrytown is approximately 25,430 (2000), 23319 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9656 (2000), 8384 (2010).

The amount of land area in Terrytown is 9.588 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Terrytown is 3.67 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.108 sq kilometers.
The distance from Terrytown to Washington DC is 994 miles. The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 77 miles. (as the crow flies)
Terrytown is positioned 29.90 degrees north of the equator and 90.02 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Terrytown elevation is -3 feet above sea level.
Terrytown per capita income is $16,725 (2000).
Terrytown median income is $40,100 (2005).

The Terrytown median home price is $126,000 (2005).

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Terrytown location: an unincorporated area of Jefferson Parish immediately adjacent to the city of New Orleans on the westbank of the Mississippi river. Other nearby communities include Timberlane, Gretna, Harvey, Belle Chasse, Arabi, Woodmere and Chalmette.

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Terrytown history:

Terrytown was founded on 5 March 1960. It was named after Terry Kaplow, the developers' daughter. Paul Kaplow had two daughters, Terry and Carol Sue. If you notice the two main intersecting streets are Carol Sue Ave. running east and west and Terry Parkway running north and south.
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