WELCOME TO TERRYTOWN!

Terrytown is a West Bank suburb adjacent to Gretna in Jefferson Parish.  The population of Terrytown was 23,319 at the 2010 Census. 

West Bankers often debate whether Terrytown is actually its own city, and many simply count it as part of Gretna, or as an area on the cusp of Algiers. However, Terrytown is indeed its own place, named in the late 1950s by developer Paul Kapelow, whose daughters’ names are Terry (thus Terrytown and Terry Parkway) and Carol Sue (for whom Carol Sue Avenue in Terrytown is named). Terrytown was officially established in 1960, shortly after the opening of the Greater New Orleans Bridge in 1958.

When the community was first marketed to the public, the homes in Terrytown featured the newest cutting-edge concepts in home construction, such as central air conditioning and consolidated plumbing techniques. Most of the community’s homes are generally similar in style, predominantly one or two stories with brick or brick-veneer construction. The streets are also named alphabetically depending on the section of the community.

Many single-family homes in traditional ranch styles were built in the past 50 years in this part of the West Bank and most have been beautifully maintained for future generations. Terrytown homes are available in all price ranges, and some vacant land can also still be found for those looking to build.

The retail sector of Terrytown features Oakwood Center shopping mall and several other major retailers and commercial strip malls. The community also boasts many festivals and heritage events throughout the year.

Copyright 2018 New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS®, Inc. All rights reserved. Information deemed reliable, but not verified or guaranteed. Users are responsible for checking the accuracy, completeness, currency and status of all information. Data displayed is a portion of, and not a complete listing of all listing information published in the GSREIN Multiple Listing Service.

NOMAR Terms and Conditions
Copyright 2018 New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS®, Inc. All rights reserved. The sharing of MLS database, or any portion thereof, with any unauthorized third party is strictly prohibited.

Information contained on this site is believed to be reliable; yet, users of this web site are responsible for checking the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of all information. Neither the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS®, Inc. nor the Gulf South Real Estate Information Network, Inc. makes any representation, guarantees, or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the information provided. They specifically disclaim any and all liability for all claims or damages that may result from providing information to be used on the web site, or the information which it contains, including any web sites maintained by third parties, which may be linked to this web site.

The information being provided is for the consumer's personal, non-commercial use, and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties which consumers may be interested in purchasing. The user of this site is granted permission to copy a reasonable and limited number of copies to be used in satisfying the purposes identified in the preceding sentence.

By using this site, you signify your agreement with and acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not accept this policy, please do not use this site in any way. Your continued use of this site, and/or its affiliates' sites, following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes, regardless of whether you are provided with additional notice of such changes.