David Crockett Firehouse, Gretna
David Crockett Firehouse, Gretna

Historic Districts

Intrigued by the past? Step back in time by visiting Jefferson's quaint historic districts. Delight in beautifully restored buildings with period pieces. Follow the building of communities into a melting pot of cultures from countries including Germany, Italy, Spain and France.

Gretna blacksmith shop

Go beyond the history of the city of New Orleans and take a more in depth look at the history of the Mississippi River region. Jefferson hugs both the east and west banks of the Mississippi and played a major role in shaping the New Orleans metropolitan area from the 1700's to World War II to the present day.

Lean more about our historic districts below.

- Old Gretna

- Westwego's Sala Avenue

- Kenner's Rivertown