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If you think Terrytown is just a tiny suburb of New Orleans, one visit will be enough to change your mind. This up-and-coming area features a wide variety of neighborhoods, so it's easy to find a place that fits your ideal lifestyle. Buyers can take their pick between sprawling homes in newly-built subdivisions, cozy cottages tucked along the town's bustling streets, and so much more.

Wondering why Terrytown has become one of the area's most popular towns? Its proximity to New Orleans, amazing shopping and dining opportunities, and diverse culture make it a fabulous place to live—and your dream home could already be on the market.

Ready to learn more about this one-of-a-kind suburb? We have all the details on the area's real estate market, schools, and activities!

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The History

Believe it or not, Terrytown is one of the newest communities in the New Orleans metro area. Established in 1960, Terrytown was named after developer Paul Kapelow's daughter, Terry. Since its inception, this suburb has been on the cutting edge of all the latest building innovations. In fact, the area's original homes had all of their plumbing in one wall!

The Culture

While Terrytown might not have the same lengthy history as NOLA's other suburbs, its diverse culture certainly makes it stand out! Here, you'll find plenty of French, Cajun, Creole, and African American influences, as well as culturally-significant architecture and art. Be sure to check out all of the attractions on Terry Parkway and Carol Sue Avenue to experience the best of the area.

The Neighborhoods

Terrytown is sometimes considered a neighborhood instead of a town, but its substantial growth over the last few years has made it a destination of its own. Tucked between Algiers and Gretna, this tight-knit community features smaller neighborhoods like Diana, the F Section, Garden Estates, Garden Park, and the Stumpf and A, B, C Sections.

The Location

So many buyers have fallen in love with Terrytown's location, and we can't say that we blame them. You'll be just 13 minutes away from the center of New Orleans, and you can reach the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in less than a half hour. It's easy to get to the West Bank Expressway, too—just take Terry Parkway north towards NOLA!

What Every Terrytown Resident Must Experience

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Terrytown's number one shopping spot has to be Oakwood Center. This retail destination has attracted shoppers from all across the New Orleans Metro Area since 1966, and it offers more than just a few of your favorite stores.

Today, Oakwood Center is home to Bath & Body Works, Dick's, Forever 21, and many other prominent retailers. Don't forget to check out the mall's famous Cafe du Monde, too!


So many people come to Louisiana just to try our food. And when you live in Terrytown, you'll have access to some of the most authentic restaurants in all of New Orleans!

Locals always recommend Dimartino's, a locally-owned chain that specializes in muffulettas, po' boys, burgers, and plenty of other Big Easy favorites. Other favorite spots include A Taste of Thailand, Los Panchos Mexican Restaurant, and Fuji Hana Sushi Bar and Hibachi Steakhouse.

Getting Around

Ready to simplify your commute? It's easy to get from Terrytown to New Orleans, Gretna, or any of the area's larger communities. Just head north on Terry Parkway to reach the West Bank Expressway. From there, hop on the Crescent City Connection to get to the heart of NOLA.

If you're looking for public transportation options, Jefferson Transit's Terrytown Route runs from the Oakdale Park and Ride lot to the the Wilty Terminal.

Ready to Find Your New Hometown?

Terrytown is one of the coolest communities in Jefferson Parish, and we'd love to give you a private tour! You can trust the Nugent Freeland Family Team to help you relocate to the area, upgrade to a larger home, or even sell your current property—and we're always just a phone call away.

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