Hopedale, Louisiana

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Hopedale

La Chinche
Hopedale (La Chinche) is located in Louisiana
Hopedale (La Chinche)
Hopedale (La Chinche)
Hopedale (La Chinche) is located in the United States
Hopedale (La Chinche)
Hopedale (La Chinche)
Coordinates: 29°49′14″N 89°39′24″W / 29.82056°N 89.65667°W / 29.82056; -89.65667Coordinates: 29°49′14″N 89°39′24″W / 29.82056°N 89.65667°W / 29.82056; -89.65667
CountryFlag of the United States.svg United States
StateFlag of Louisiana.svg Louisiana
ParishFlag of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.gif St. Bernard Parish
MCDParish Governing Authority District E
Historic coloniesLouisiana (New Spain)
Louisiana (New France)
Established19th century
Elevation
0.9 m (3 ft)
Demonym(s)chinchero, -ra
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (Central)
ZIP code
70085
Area code(s)504
GNIS feature ID560997

Hopedale (/ˈhp.dl/), also known as La Chinche (/lɑːˈn./, Spanish: [la ˈʧĩn̠.ʧe]), is a fishing community located along Bayou La Loutre in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.[1] The community was established by Isleño fisherman and trappers following the American Civil War.[2] The community was left completely destroyed following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hopedale". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 8, 2020.
  2. ^ Hyland, William de Marigny. "Los Isleños – A Historic Overview". Los Isleños Heritage and Cultural Society of St. Bernard. Retrieved 2020-05-27.
  3. ^ Laviolette, Julie Landry (2015-08-28). "Hell & High Water: How Hurricane Katrina transformed St. Bernard". Miami Herald.