Harvey: The Neighbor of New Orleans
Harvey is located in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. The city is on the West Bank of the Mississippi River within the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner metropolitan area. Harvey boasts close proximity to the small, thriving city of New Orleans, being that it is only a mere 20 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of America’s favorite Southern urban center. New Orleans is not only a major port in the United States, but it is also a desired travel destination for eager tourists from around the country and world. In 2010, it had a population of 1.1 million, making it the 46th largest city in the United States. The Crescent City is known for its entertainment. The city features 1,400+ local eateries, live music at various venues, and specialty bars that craft high quality cocktails. New Orleans is also known for its ever-growing list of festivals and local events: from its long-running New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Tennessee Williams Festival to its expanding Po-Boy Festival and Voodoo Music + Arts Experience. The city has a festival or event nearly every weekend, making it a snap to let the good times roll!