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Welcome to the Coast Guard's 8th District, located in New Orleans, La.

The Coast Guard’s 8th District Headquarters in New Orleans is responsible for Coast Guard activities in 26 states. A majority of our activity is from our coastline states including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the panhandle of Florida. There are two offices responsible for media relations here. The main office in New Orleans and a detached office in Houston. For more information about the 8th District, visit our homepage at

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Eighth District PA Contact

(504) 671-2020

After Hours
(618) 225-9008

U.S. Coast Guard
Commander (dpa)
Hale Boggs Federal Bldg.
500 Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70130


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