is the name that was used for an unincorporated town in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
, along the Mississippi River
about 1 mile upriver from the border of the city of New Orleans
. The name came into use in the 19th century
, and largely fell out of use towards the end of the 20th century
, when surrounding communities of unincorporated Jefferson grew together as a suburb of New Orleans. The area formerly known as Shrewsbury is now generally considered to be part of Jefferson, Louisiana
Shrewsbury Louisiana is referred to in the Rhythm & Blues song Shrewsbury Blues by Dave Bartholomew.