Grand Isle, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

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Location of Grand Isle withinPlaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Grand Isle is an unincorporated community within the Mississippi River Delta, in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, United States.


The town is only 5 feet (1.5 m) above sea level, and as a result, is prone to flooding. The population of the town is less than 50 people. It is located about 7 miles (11 km) east of Venice, and 68.8 miles (110.7 km) from New Orleans.[1] The nearest international airport is Louis Armstrong International Airport, 128.0 kilometres (79.5 mi) away in New Orleans.


Coordinates: 29°16′27″N 89°14′34″W / 29.27417°N 89.24278°W / 29.27417; -89.24278