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Jefferson Parish

A Leading Location for Economic Viability

Located directly next to the City of New Orleans and stretching from Lake Pontchartrain to the Gulf of Mexico, Jefferson Parish is the most populous parish in the Greater New Orleans region. It boasts an exceptional transportation infrastructure, including large port operations, major railways, and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The area owes its commercial success to the Mississippi River, which flows through the parish, and is home to many major industries including medical, energy, marine, and professional services.

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