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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

Benton Elementary School
(318) 549-5170
562 Highway 162
Benton, LA 71006
St. Rose Elementary School
(504) 464-9254
230 Pirate Drive
Saint Rose, LA 70087

Middle Schools

Sherwood Middle School
(225) 272-3090
1020 Marlbrook Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Oaklawn Junior High School
(985) 872-3904
2215 Acadian Drive
Houma, LA 70363

High Schools

Tara High School
(225) 927-6100
9002 Whitehall Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
O. Comeaux High School
(337) 984-8395
100 West Bluebird Drive
Lafayette, LA 70508

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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