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Louisiana Profile

Situated in the Deep South, Louisiana, the "Pelican State," has a colorful history and was named in honor of King Louis XIV. A strong French influence is still evident throughout the state--its capital city is named Baton Rouge, French for "red stick," because the French-Canadian explorer Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville visited the area in 1699 and observed a red cypress post. Today the city of New Orleans is known for its Mardi Gras and jazz festivals. ...Read more here: Louisiana - The Pelican State

Capital City:
Baton Rouge
Nickname:
Pelican State
Motto:
Union, justice, and confidence
Statehood:
April 30, 1812 (18th)
Origin of State's Name:
Named in honor of France's King Louis XIV.
Largest Cities:
New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, Kenner
Border States:
Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas
Land Area:
43,566 sq. mi.; 33rd largest
State Bird:
Eastern Brown Pelican
State Flower:
Magnolia (magnolia)
State Tree:
Bald Cypress (taxodium distichum)
State Song:
Give Me Louisiana

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Louisiana Schools

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Elementary Schools

Morehouse Magnet School
(318) 281-3126
909 Larche Lane
Bastrop, LA 71220
Central Elementary School
(225) 621-2500
14101 Roddy Road
Gonzales, LA 70737

Middle Schools

Jefferson Community School (Charter School)
(504) 836-0808
3528 Monford Street
Jefferson, LA 70121
Harry M. Hurst Middle School
(985) 764-6367
170 Road Runner Lane
Destrehan, LA 70047

High Schools

Louisiana State Penitentiary
(225) 665-4411
General Delivery
Angola, LA 70712
Southwood High School
(318) 686-9512
9000 Walker Road
Shreveport, LA 71118

Sex Offender Information for Louisiana

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Louisiana, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.lasocpr.lsp.org/socpr/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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