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 (French: Paroisse de Jefferson) is a parish in Louisiana, United States that includes most of the suburbs of New Orleans. The seat of parish government is Gretna.

According to the 2000 census, Jefferson had a population of 455,466. Metropolitan New Orleans, a seven-parish area which includes Jefferson, is the largest metropolitan area in the state. It is sometimes referred to as "Greater New Orleans". Jefferson Parish was less affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and has rebounded at a more rapid pace than neighboring Orleans Parish. A population estimate conducted in July 2007 by the Louisiana Recovery Authority put Jefferson at 440,339 residents, or 98% of its 2000 total, making it the most populous parish in the state.


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