Freret, New Orleans

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Coordinates: 29°56′15″N 90°06′25″W / 29.93750°N 90.10694°W / 29.93750; -90.10694
Freret
New Orleans Neighborhood
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At the monthly Freret Street Market
Country United States
State Louisiana
City New Orleans
Planning District District 3, Uptown/Carrollton
Elevation 0 ft (0 m)
Coordinates 29°56′15″N 90°06′25″W / 29.93750°N 90.10694°W / 29.93750; -90.10694
Area 0.19 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 - land 0.19 sq mi (0 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 2,446 (2000)
Density 12,874 / sq mi (4,971 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 504

Freret is 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: South Claiborne Avenue to the north, Napoleon Avenue to the east, LaSalle Street to the south and Jefferson Avenue to the west.

Geography[edit]

Freret is located at 29°56′15″N 90°06′25″W / 29.93750°N 90.10694°W / 29.93750; -90.10694 [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 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2). 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2) of which is land and 0.00 square miles (0.0 km2) (0.0%) of which is water.

Adjacent Neighborhoods[edit]

Boundaries[edit]

The City Planning Commission defines the boundaries of Freret as these streets: South Claiborne Avenue, Napoleon Avenue, Danneel Street and Jefferson Avenue.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,715 people, 648 households, and 363 family households.[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. "Freret Neighborhood". Retrieved 2008-06-21. 
  4. ^ "Freret Neighborhood". Greater New Orleans Community Data Center. Retrieved 6 January 2012.