East Jefferson

A Distinguished Suburb Within East Jefferson

Harahan is a suburb on the east bank of Jefferson Parish, located along one of the sharpest bends in the Mississippi River. Its convenience to the French QuarterUptown New Orleans, and the Louis Armstrong International Airport make it a popular place to live, and the unique character of the neighborhood only makes it more appealing. 

Thinking about making a move to this one-of-a-kind neighborhood? Let's explore!

Homes for Sale in Harahan, LA

Attention Harahan Homeowners!

Buyers are willing to pay a premium for homes in Harahan. If you are even considering selling your home, we'd love to help you maximize your equity. Get started by requesting a free home evaluation to see just how much your home is worth in today's competitive market!

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Highlights of Harahan

Where History Comes Alive

Harahan area has been settled since the 1700s, which means it has a rich and interesting history. The community became a railroad settlement and was appropriately named for James T. Harahan, president of the Illinois Central Railway, in the mid-1800s. Today, you can step back in time and revisit points of historic interest in Harahan, including Harahan Elementary School.

Where Community is Everything

Harahan is a small town that values a close sense of community. Residents can get together or visit the community playground, rent Harahan Gym or a picnic shelter for a party, or join a sports team with Harahan Athletic Association. The association hosts an annual Jambalaya Cookoff to bring people together and start friendly culinary competition.

Harahan at a Glance 

Getting Around

Gabriel: 26 mins
New Orleans: 7 mins
NOLA Int'l Airport: 22 mins


Total Homes: 150+
Median Home Value: $310K – $2 mil+
Median Household Income: $66,741

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Commute Info

French Quarter: 25 Mins

Uptown New Orleans: 18 Mins

MSY International Airport: 21 Mins

Highway: I-310, US-61, LA-48

Its Houses are Harahan's Signature Feature

Though these properties are often older than the homes in surrounding suburbs, Harahan's houses have been well cared for throughout the years. Residents can enjoy not only a beautiful home, but a large lot that can be hard to come by in other Metro New Orleans neighborhoods. 

Discover East Jefferson

While it's close to all the fun in New Orleans, East Jefferson has enough attractions of its own. Did you know it's home to two of the largest shopping malls in New Orleans?

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