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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
- Pelican State
- Union, justice, and confidence
- 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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Real Estate & Home Values in Louisiana
Home Buyer and Seller Resources
- Does Mortgage Aid Hurt Your Credit?
- Loan Modification: Is it Right for You?
- Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?
- First Time Homebuyers Guide
- Financial Assistance for First Time Homebuyers
- Do You Qualify for an FHA Loan?
- Homeowners insurance: What you need to know
- Home Maintenance Checklist
- What Is A Short Sale?
- What Is A Deed-In-Lieu?
- Reverse mortgage: the pros and cons
- How to Sell Your Home In a Down Market
- 2009 Mortgage Bailout Explained
- Obama Stimulus Plan FAQ
- Find All Foreclosures
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Browse all 1566 Schools in Louisiana
- Prairie Elementary School
- (337) 984-3391
- 2910 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
- Lafayette, LA 70506
- Larose Lower Elementary School
- (985) 693-3445
- 175 Richardel Drive
- Lockport, LA 70374
- Ralph J. Bunche Middle School
- (504) 737-3132
- 8101 Simon Street
- Metairie, LA 70003
- East Thibodaux Middle School
- (985) 446-5616
- 802 East Seventh Street
- Thibodaux, LA 70301
- West Ouachita High School
- (318) 361-0909
- 4061 Caples Road
- West Monroe, LA 71292
- Hammond High School
- (985) 345-7235
- 45168 River Road
- Hammond, LA 70401
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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