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 Charter repealed in 1908.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.
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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