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East Jefferson

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Life is Easy on the East Bank!

If you're ready to experience life in the Big Easy without all the hustle and bustle, it's time to explore the charming suburb of East Bank. This vibrant community has so many neighborhoods you'll fall in love with, and best of all, they're super close to the city center. 

East Bank is just off the shores of the Mississippi and is part of Jefferson Parish, one of the largest parishes in Louisiana. Here, you'll get to experience the picturesque shores of Lake Pontchartrain, breathtaking historic neighborhoods, and so many awesome shopping and dining destinations. 

Ready to call East Jefferson home? There's so much to discover, and we have all the details on the area's real estate market, schools, and activities. Get ready to laissez les bons temps rouler!

East Jefferson Homes for Sale

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The History

Did you know some parts of East Jefferson have been settled since the 1700s? Here, you'll find meticulously kept historic homes and plenty of museums that will make you appreciate the unique story of New Orleans. Metairie is considered the first suburb of New Orleans, and strolling through neighborhoods like Harahan and Kenner will transport you back to the past.

The Culture

East Jefferson is a melting pot of so many unique cultures, which is reflected in the architecture, cuisine, and way of life. Live like a local and discover what makes this community a must-see in New Orleans! Residents love to stroll through the city streets or enjoy a good bowl of gumbo with friends. There's also a thriving performing arts scene, too—be sure to check out a show at the area's 2 major theaters.

The Neighborhoods

East Jefferson has always been known for its vibrant neighborhoods and districts, and each one has its own special flair. For those chasing historic charm, Metairie is the community you've been dreaming of. Here, you'll discover historic gems that will harken you back to days gone by. For a blend of city convenience and lakeside charm, head over to Gabriel, a new construction community. In East Jefferson, everyone has a niche!

The Location

We adore East Jefferson's unbeatable location—it's close to everything you need and love! Want to catch a quick flight? MSY International Airport is right in Metairie, and it's a short drive from East Jefferson's other neighborhoods. If you work in uptown NOLA, you won't have to commute very far, either. Most neighborhoods are less than 25 minutes away from the city center. 

What Every East Jefferson Resident Must Experience

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East Jefferson has the perfect blend of local shops and modern conveniences that you'll love. One of the go-to spots for residents is Lakeside Shopping Center—it's got all of your favorite retailers, including JCPenney, Apple, Zara, and more. Some other top spots include Clearview Shopping Center, one of the area's best malls, and Hemline, a women's boutique clothing store.


Let's face it—Louisiana has some of the best cuisine in the country, and you'll find it all right here in East Jefferson. Bring on the gumbo and po'boys, because it's time to learn how to eat like a local! Residents flock to Drago's, a regional chain featuring charbroiled oysters and Cajun cuisine with a twist. Chef Ron's Gumbo Stop is the best place around for some traditional fare, and Vincent's has the best Italian in NOLA.

Getting Around

Ready for a no-fuss commute? Getting from East Jefferson to Uptown New Orleans is a breeze, and there are plenty of options, too. US-61 is the primary road you'll use to drive into the city—it goes from Kenner all the way into Uptown. Other major roads include I-10, US-90, LA-3154, LA-3152, and LA-48. East Jefferson also has public transport through Jefferson Transit.

Find Your Niche in East Jefferson

East Jefferson is a thriving community that's steeped in rich history and culture. If you're ready to call this area home, we're here to help. Trust the Nugent Freeland Family Team, whether you're relocating or just looking to upgrade your current home. We have the tools you need to navigate the buying or selling process.

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