City of Kenner

City of Kenner (HM1RT6)

Location: Kenner, LA 70062 Jefferson Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 59.409', W 90° 14.518'

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Named for the Kenner brothers George R., Minor, Duncan Farrar, & William Butler, who acquired Oakland, Pasture, & Belle Grove plantations, 1830s-40s. Area subdivided in 1855 as Kennerville with arrival of railroad. Replaced colonial name of Cannes Brûlées. Incorporated as a town in 1867 & as city in 1873. Charter repealed in 1908. Reincorporated as a village in 1913 with Antoine E. Wattigny as first mayor. Became a town in 1914 & a city in 1952. Home rule charter effected 1974. Home to international airport since 1946.
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HM NumberHM1RT6
Year Placed2014
Placed ByJefferson Parish Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 21st, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 766083 N 3320896
Decimal Degrees29.99015000, -90.24196667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 59.409', W 90° 14.518'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 59' 24.54" N, 90° 14' 31.08" W
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Area Code(s)504
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1863-1899 LA-49, Kenner LA 70062, US
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