Fontainebleau, New Orleans

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Coordinates: 29°57′09″N 90°06′46″W / 29.95250°N 90.11278°W / 29.95250; -90.11278
Fontainebleau
New Orleans Neighborhood
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A second line parade on Fontainebleau Drive
Nickname: Marlyville
Country United States
State Louisiana
City New Orleans
Planning District District 3, Uptown/Carrollton
Elevation 0 ft (0 m)
Coordinates 29°57′09″N 90°06′46″W / 29.95250°N 90.11278°W / 29.95250; -90.11278
Area 0.63 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 - land 0.63 sq mi (2 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 2,792 (2010)
Density 4,432 / sq mi (1,711 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 504

Fontainebleau and Marlyville are jointly designated as a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans. A subdistrict of the Uptown/Carrollton Area, its boundaries as defined by the City Planning Commission are: Colapissa and Broadway Streets and MLK Boulevard to the north, South Jefferson Davis Parkway, Octavia Street, Fontainebleau Drive, Nashville Avenue, South Rocheblave, Robert and South Tonti Street and Jefferson Avenue to the east, South Claiborne Avenue, Lowerline and Spruce Streets to the south and South Carrollton Avenue to the west.

Geography[edit]

Fontainebleau is located at 29°57′09″N 90°06′46″W / 29.95250°N 90.11278°W / 29.95250; -90.11278 [1] and has an elevation of 0 feet (0.0 m).[2] According to the United States Census Bureau, the district has a total area of 0.63 square miles (1.6 km2). 0.63 square miles (1.6 km2) of which is land and 0.63 square miles (1.6 km2) (0.0%) of which is water.

Adjacent Neighborhoods[edit]

Boundaries[edit]

The City Planning Commission defines the boundaries of Fontainebleau as these streets: Collapissa Street, Broadway Street, MLK Boulevard, South Jefferson Davis Parkway, Octavia Street, Fontainebleau Drive, Nashville Avenue, South Rocheblave Street, Robert Street, South Tonti Street, Jefferson Avenue, South Claiborne Avenue, Lowerline Street, Spruce Street and South Carrollton Avenue.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 6,740 people, 2,845 households, and 1,414 families residing in the neighborhood.[4] The population density was 10,698 /mi² (3,965 /km²).

As of the census of 2010, there were 5,749 people, 2,443 households, and 1,218 families residing in the neighborhood.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. "Marlyville/Fontainebleau Neighborhood". Retrieved 2008-06-21. 
  4. ^ a b "Marlyville/Fontainebleau". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 5 January 2012.