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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

Ascension Head Start
(225) 474-2750
406 Lee Avenue
Donaldsonville, LA 70376
Chahta Ima Elementary School
(985) 882-7541
27488 Pichon Road
Lacombe, LA 70445

Middle Schools

Brown Middle School
(318) 539-2818
804 Fourth Street Southwest
Springhill, LA 71075
Jonesboro Hodge Middle School
(318) 259-6611
440 Old Winnfield Highway
Jonesboro, LA 71251

High Schools

Bossier High School
(318) 549-6680
777 Bearkat Drive
Bossier City, LA 71111
Natchitoches Central High School
(318) 352-2211
200 Highway 3110, South Bypass
Natchitoches, LA 71457

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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