Louisiana Cities and Towns
An early French explorer, Robert de LaSalle, named Louisiana for Louis XIV, King of France.
Earlier times on Third Street in Baton Rouge
Today, the State of Louisiana covers an area of 51,855 square miles. Louisiana is positioned in the Deep South, between Texas and Mississippi, and south of Arkansas. The Gulf of Mexico defines the southern border of the state.
Louisiana stretches 130 miles east-west, and 379 miles north-south. It occupies 51,843 square miles. The highest point is Driskill Mountain, in north Louisiana, at 535 feet above sea level. The population in 2010 was about 4.5 million residents.
Louisiana Destinations is a virtual tour of the many interesting cities and towns and attractions that Louisiana has to offer, and learn more about this fascinating state ... from Alligators and Gumbo, to Swamps and Zydeco!
But the state is filled with many smaller towns and villages. We include on this website over 60 travel destinations in Louisiana, and don't miss our special section on the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge.
While in South Louisiana, be sure to visit other popular area destinations this spring including Breaux Bridge and its Crawfish Festival, St. Martinville, Lafayette, Morgan City, New Iberia along beautiful Bayou Teche, and Henderson.
List of Louisiana Cities and Towns
The State Capitol grounds in Baton Rouge
Breaux Bridge Louisiana
Denham Springs Louisiana
Grand Isle Louisiana
Lake Charles Louisiana
Louisiana State Capitol
Morgan City Louisiana
New Iberia Louisiana
New Orleans Louisiana
New Roads Louisiana
Pecan Island Louisiana
Pierre Part Louisiana
St. Francisville Louisiana
St. Martinville Louisiana
Toledo Bend Reservoir
West Monroe Louisiana
Map of Louisiana and Louisiana Parishes
Other Louisiana Areas, Facts and Information
Louisiana State Seal
Louisiana State flag