St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana facts for kids

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Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana
Map of Louisiana highlighting Saint Bernard Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the USA highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location in the U.S.
Founded 1807
Seat Chalmette
Largest City Chalmette
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

4,606 sq mi (11,929 km²)
1,204 sq mi (3,118 km²)
3,441 sq mi (8,912 km²),
 - (2000)
 - Density

56/sq mi (22/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Named for: Patron Saint of Bernardo de Galvez
County flag Flag of Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana

St. Bernard Parish (French: Paroisse de Saint-Bernard) is a parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of 2000, 67,229 people lived there. In 2006, because of the effects of Hurricane Katrina, about 25,489 people lived there.

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