Metairi, LA 70001
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Metairi is an unincorporated, census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States. The 17th Street Canal forms the border between Metairie and New Orleans to the east. The population was 146,136 at the 2000 census. Metairie is the largest unincorporated community in the Greater New Orleans Metropolitan area.
View of Veterans Higway, Metairie's main commercial thoroughfare, looking LakewardMetairie ranks as the fifth-largest CDP in the nation, behind Honolulu, Hawaii; Paradise, Nevada; Arlington County, Virginia; and Sunrise Manor, Nevada. The zip codes that serve the community are 70001-70006 and 70062.
The name comes from a French language term for a tenant farm which paid the landlord with a share of the produce (sharecropping), as this was the main activity of the area in the early 19th century.
It should be noted that Metairie Cemetery is not located in the community of Metairie, but rather within the city of New Orleans on Metairie Road.
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