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Harahan
Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

ZipCodes
70123

Motto
The City of Friendship



Page Contents for Harahan, Louisiana

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.
The population of Harahan is approximately 9,242 2006, 9277 2010.
The approximate number of families is 4,129 2000, 3864 2010.
The amount of land area in Harahan is 5.125 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Harahan is 1.97 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.305 sq kilometers.
The distance from Harahan to Washington DC is 1001 miles.
The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 66 miles. (as the crow flies)
Harahan is positioned 29.93 degrees north of the equator and 90.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Harahan elevation is 7 feet above sea level.
Harahan per capita income is $ 23,448 2000.
Harahan median income is $ 48,600 2005.
The Harahan median home price is $ 182,100 2005.

Location

on the eastbank of the Mississippi River in the New Orleans area of southeastern Louisiana about four miles from Metairie and about ten miles from New Orleans. Other nearby communities include Elmwood, River Ridge, Waggaman, Avondale, Bridge City, Jefferson and Westwego.
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History & History Related Items

Harahan was named for the former president of the Illinois Central Railroad Company, James T. Harahan. The community was developed for the railroad workers needs. It was built in a bend of the Mississippi River which had many plantation homes, including the Tchoupitoulas House. For more information about Harahan, please call: 504-737-6383.
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The incorporation of Harahan

1920


Harahan City Government

City of Harahan

Harahan Chamber

Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
3421 N. Causeway Blvd, Ste 203
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-835-3880
Improving business, Improving Lives in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Harahan Community Events

November each year
St. Rita Pecan Festival
An annual event, dates will change each year.

Harahan Organizations

Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
3421 N. Causeway Blvd, Ste 203
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504-835-3880
Improving business, Improving Lives in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Harahan Schools

Jefferson Parish Public Schools Harahan

Miscellany

The population of Harahan was:
1990 - 9,927
2000 - 9,885
2006 - 9,242

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 4,054
2000 - 4,129


Median age:
2000 - 41.4 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 44,702
2005 - $ 48,600

Median house value:
2000 - $ 135,200
2005 - $ 182,100

Harahan is located in the Central Time Zone and does participate in Daylight Savings Time during a portion of the year.


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