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  • Plaquemines Parish Plaquemines Parish is Louisiana's southernmost Parish where the great Mississippi River meets the Gulf of Mexico. The Parish is a region of ecological wonder with its many waterways, fishing and hunting grounds, and the best Citrus in the Country.
  • Plaquemines Sky ViewFrom the Empire Highrise you get a great view of the Delta Marina and the Mississippi River.
  • Woodland PlantationWoodland Plantation, in West Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana, is the mansion depicted in A Home on the Mississippi, an 1871 lithograph which later was licensed for use on the label of Southern Comfort after prohibition ended.
  • Orange FestThis year we are celebrating the 66th Anniversary of the Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival held annually the first full weekend of December. The festival will be held at Historic Fort Jackson in Buras, Louisiana, THE HOME OF THE ORANGE FESTIVAL.
  • Seafood IndustryWith the seafood industry being one of the leading sources of income and highest employers in Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish produces millions of pounds of shrimp, oysters, crabs and fish annually.
  • Plaquemines Parish Seafood FestivalThe Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival celebrates the rich heritage of the people of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Visitors will enjoy great local seafood and other unique, local food specialties. The festival offers continuous live music from popular local bands, and traditional Cajun music. Visitors will also enjoy crafts from local artisans, carnival rides, sandbagging contests, and the Seafood Queen Pageant. And there are helicopter rides that offer a view of the region and the Mississippi River.
  • OystersPlaquemines has a significant seafood industry. The parish exports millions of pounds of shrimp, crab, oysters, and fish annually.
  • Local MarketsPlaquemines Parish is well known for the finest in fresh seafood, fruits and vegetables, available through local commercial outlets and numerous roadside outlets lining the major highways in the corridor. Small neighborhood commercial areas serve the communities along Highway 23 to Venice, and Highway 39 to Bohemia.
  • Old Belle Chasse FerryThe Belle Chasse – Scarsdale Ferry is a ferry across the Mississippi River in the U.S. state of Louisiana, connecting Belle Chasse and Scarsdale. The ferry opened in August 1959 and was originally free. Today, it carries a $1 toll for 2-axle vehicles, $2 for vehicles with at least 3 axles, and $.50 for motorcycles. The ferry is maintained by Plaquemines Parish.
  • A Sportman's ParadiseCatch big fish and big fun in Plaquemines Parish Louisiana. Just 30 minutes south of New Orleans, Plaquemines Parish known for its world-class fishing.
  • Fort JacksonFort Jackson is a decommissioned masonry fort located some 40 miles (64 km) up river from the mouth of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. It was constructed as a coastal defense of New Orleans between 1822 and 1832, and was a battle site in the American Civil War.[3] It is a National Historic Landmark. It was damaged in Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and its condition is threatened.
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news Louisiana LNG Energy, Inc.
POINTE A LA HACHE, LA – Plaquemines Parish is excited to welcome a new business, Louisiana LNG Energy, Inc into Plaquemines.
Posted:Tue, Sep 30 2014 11:59 am
 
news Belle Chasse Tunnel to Close Overnight for Cleaning
BELLE CHASSE, La - The Belle Chasse Tunnel will be closed to vehicular traffic on Monday, September 29, from 7 pm to 2 am for cleaning.
Posted:Fri, Sep 26 2014 02:49 pm
 
news New Courthouse Plans Revealed for Plaquemines Parish
Plaquemines Parish reveals plans for the new Courthouse Project located on the East Bank of Plaquemines Parish.
Posted:Thu, Sep 18 2014 08:16 am
 
news Simple Steps Can Help Prevent the Spread of Enterovirus D68
BATON ROUGE—The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed two cases of the Enterovirus D68 in the Capital Area today.
Posted:Wed, Sep 17 2014 01:33 pm
 
news Plaquemines Parish Housing Assistance Program APPLICATIONS
The Plaquemines Parish Government is accepting applications from Parish residents affected by Hurricane Isaac to secure funding to rehabilitate their homes under its “Plaquemines Housing Assistance Program (PHAP).
Posted:Tue, Sep 16 2014 08:57 am
 
news Empire Flood Gate Contract
EMPIRE, LA-The Empire Flood Gate has been awarded to the contractors Kiewit and Pittman as a joint venture as of August 2014.
Posted:Tue, Sep 16 2014 08:56 am
 
news East Third Street Drainage Road Closure
BELLE CHASSE, LA – There will be a street closure for the installation of a drain line on East Third Street.
Posted:Thu, Sep 11 2014 11:06 am
 
news Classification Change for Plaquemines Parish Fire District 2
BELLE CHASSE, LA – Plaquemines Parish Fire District 2 located in the Belle Chasse area has improved classification.
Posted:Thu, Sep 04 2014 09:12 am
 
 
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Plaquemines Parish Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Meeting

In order to continue working with the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness to ensure the continued safety of Plaquemines Parish from natural and man-made hazards, Parish Government is updating the Parish’s current Hazard Mitigation Plan.
Event Date:Tue, Sep 30 2014
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Plaquemines Parish Debates

There will be debates held at the Belle Chasse Auditorium for all councilmen and presidential candidates on Thursday, October 9 at 6:30 pm and the doors open at 6 pm.
Event Date:Thu, Oct 09 2014
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Arcadian Walk Charity Golf Tournament

Arcadian Walk will host a charity golf tournament on Saturday, October 18th beginning at 11:30 am at Bayou Barriere Golf Course.
Event Date:Sat, Oct 18 2014
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