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Happy Jack, Louisiana

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Happy Jack is an unincorporated community in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, United States.[1]

History

A post office called Happy Jack was established in 1874, and remained in operation until 1958.[2] The community has the nickname of an early settler who was noted for his cheerful nature.[3] Variant names were "Point Michael" and "Ronquillo Settlement".[1]

References

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Happy Jack
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 60.

Coordinates: 29°31′19″N 89°44′01″W / 29.52194°N 89.73361°W / 29.52194; -89.73361


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