Head of Island, Louisiana

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Head of Island, Louisiana
Head of Island is located in Louisiana
Head of Island
Head of Island
Head of Island is located in the United States
Head of Island
Head of Island
Coordinates: 30°16′11″N 90°45′12″W / 30.26972°N 90.75333°W / 30.26972; -90.75333Coordinates: 30°16′11″N 90°45′12″W / 30.26972°N 90.75333°W / 30.26972; -90.75333
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishLivingston
Elevation3 ft (0.9 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
70449
Area code(s)225
GNIS feature ID543284 [1]
FIPS code22-33595

Head of Island is an unincorporated community in Livingston Parish, Louisiana, United States. The community is located on Louisiana Highway 22, 5 miles (8.0 kilometres) west of Maurepas and 5 miles (8.0 kilometres) southeast of French Settlement south of the Amite River.

Amite River Diversion Canal[edit]

In May 2019 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began approving permits for clearing debris, trees and growth from the coastal waterways at Head of Island. The coastal restoration projects received partial funding from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Head of Island, Louisiana
  2. ^ "Livingston Parish Waterway cleanup receives green light, sustainability still up in the air". garretgraves.house.gov. Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  3. ^ "Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA)". Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2019-08-29.