Mandeville Louisiana Travel and Tourist Information
Mandeville is located on Interstate Highway I-12 and U.S. Highway 190, on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain in St. Tammany Parish. The population is about 13,000 residents.
It was originally laid out in 1934, and then incorported in 1840. It quickly became a popular summer and weekend destination for the wealthy of New Orleans.
Growth of Mandeville accelerated with the opening of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in 1956; a second span was completed in 1969.
Close by is historic, and popular, Fontainbleu State Park.
Mandeville has repeatedly been named one of the Relocate America "Top 100 Places to Live".
Swamp Tours in the Northshore Area
One of the most popular things to do in Louisiana is touring the swamps!
The area north of New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain is often called "The Northshore", the location of cities such as Slidell, Lacombe, Mandeville and Madisonville.
The Honey Island and Pearl River swamps and marshes near Slidell offer exciting and educational opportunities for visitors and residents alike.
Learn more about Swamp Tours Near Slidell & Lacombe, Honey Island & the Pearl River.
Shown below are several historic images of Mandeville.
Hotel St. Tammany
On the Lake Shore
Bridge across Lake Pontchartrain
World's Longest Continous Concrete Highway Bridge