Chalmette is a small community town located in the Parish of St. Bernard. It also serves as the Parish seat of St. Bernard. Chalmette is a part of Metairie-New Orleans-KMSA. Chalmette is elevated from the ground by about 3 ft. It has an area of about 21 sq. kms. The Public School District of St. Bernard Parish operates the public schools in the area. There are also other private schools in the area. Apart from the education sector, other residents are involved with tourism, health and other sectors in and around the region.