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Life is Good on the East Bank

Jefferson Parish is one of the largest parishes in Louisiana, covering more than 660 square miles from Lake Pontchartrain to the Gulf of Mexico. The area on the east bank of the Mississippi River, known as East Jefferson, is a thriving suburb.

East Jefferson is a great place to live. It's known for its excellent restaurants, community activities, and wide variety of homes. Two of the largest shopping centers in the Metro New Orleans area are located in East Jefferson. For home buyers looking to live in a vibrant community close to New Orleans, East Jefferson is a top pick. 

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Why You'll Love Living in East Jefferson

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There's Always Something to Do

Do you enjoy shopping? Do you crave an outdoor adventure? East Jefferson offers plenty of amenities to keep everyone satisfied. Spend time at Clearview Mall, Lakeside Shopping Center, or The Esplanade Mall. Take a guided tour through the swamps, go sailing or fishing on Lake Pontchartrain, or explore the dozens of parks sprinkled throughout the area. And that doesn't include the events: Family Gras, New Orleans Zephyrs baseball games, outdoor concerts, and more.

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Its Communities are Fascinating

East Jefferson's communities — Metairie, Kenner, Harahan, and River Ridge — are filled with history and local culture. In Old Metairie, for instance, grand Southern mansions and mature oak trees line the quiet streets. But historic homes aren't the only real estate options available. East Jefferson also features brand new homes in brand new communities (such as Gabriel in Kenner), luxury condos, and affordable properties. Each East Jefferson offers something different and unique.

What Every East Jefferson Resident Must Experience

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Shopping and Dining

Spend a few hours exploring the shops and restaurants at The Esplanade Mall, Kenner's largest shopping center. If you love to try new things, East Jefferson's restaurants don't disappoint. You'll find everything here: seafood, Creole, Cajun, Italian, and the best po-boys in Metro New Orleans.

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Historic Attractions

Take a self-guided tour of East Jefferson's historic sites, from Kenner's Rivertown to the mighty Mississippi River. Stroll along the brick sidewalks in Rivertown, and don't forget to stop by Kenner's MegaDome Cinema, Castle Theatre, or Heritage Hall. For outdoor adventures, hike or bike along the Mississippi on the Mississippi River Trail. 

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Top Restaurants

Like the city of New Orleans, East Jefferson is a melting pot of culture and cuisine. Try the crawfish at Deanie's Seafood in Metairie, sample a signature menu at Zea Rotisserie & Grill in Kenner, or take part in the Jefferson Parish Louisiana Oyster Trail at a participating restaurant. 

East Jefferson Real Estate Information

East Jefferson's homes are as diverse as the local communities and attractions. No matter what you're looking for, whether it's an affordable home to a luxury condo, we can help you find it. To learn more about living in East Jefferson or about available homes for sale, contact The Nugent Freeland Team, your insider's guide to Metro New Orleans.

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