Place:Terrytown, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States

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NameTerrytown
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates29.902°N 90.029°W
Located inJefferson, Louisiana, United States
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Terrytown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana on the West Bank of the Mississippi River. It is a suburb within the New OrleansMetairieKenner Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 25,430 at the 2000 census. Terrytown was founded on March 5, 1960, by subdivision developer, Paul Kapelow, who named the town after his first daughter, Terry Kapelow. Terrytown includes Oakwood Center, a major shopping mall on the West Bank of Greater New Orleans.

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