Freret, New Orleans

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Freret
New Orleans neighborhood
FreretMkt3Nov07RowToBaptist.jpg
At the monthly Freret Street Market
Country United States
State Louisiana
City New Orleans
Planning District District 3, Uptown/Carrollton
Elevation 0 ft (0.0 m)
Coordinates 29°56′15″N 90°06′25″W / 29.93750°N 90.10694°W / 29.93750; -90.10694Coordinates: 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.

"Freret" is for Freret Street, which was named for William Freret, a mid-19th-century New Orleans mayor.

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.