Faubourg St. John

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Faubourg St. John, established in 1708, is a neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana, located just north of Broad Street at the intersection of Orleans Ave.

It is approximately 75 city blocks in area and has an average elevation of about 1 foot above sea level, and about 4,000 residents.

The name of the area is in documents as far back as 1708. The word faubourg is french for neighborhood.


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