Venice is an unincorporated community in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is 75 miles south of New Orleans on the west bank of the Mississippi River at 29°16′37″N 89°21′17″W﻿ / ﻿29.27694°N 89.35472°W﻿ / 29.27694; -89.35472. It is the last community down the Mississippi accessible by automobile, and is the southern terminus of the Great River Road. This has earned the town the nickname, "The end of the world". The postal ZIP code for Venice, Louisiana is 70091. In 2001 the combined population for Venice and the neighboring communities of Orchard (often considered a part of Venice) and Boothville, Louisiana was about 2740 people, with about 975 families. About 460 of those people lived in Venice. Venice has a diverse variety of fish. It is known as the starting point for many doing offshore fishing, who then head to Port Eads. Its main offshore rival is nearby Grand Isle, Louisiana.