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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 Pump Station Quiet Rooms Completed
BELLE CHASSE, LA – Plaquemines Parish has finished construction on eight pump station quiet rooms.
Posted:Tue, Oct 21 2014 08:39 am
news 2014 NACo Gulf States Counties and Parishes Caucus Annual Meeting
BILOXI, MS – The National Association of Counties (NACo) Gulf States Counties and Parishes Annual Meeting was held October 15, 2014.
Posted:Fri, Oct 17 2014 03:07 pm
news South Plaquemines Off Road Park
TRIUMPH, LA - Plaquemines Parish is beginning construction on the South Plaquemines Off Road Park located approximately 100 yards west of Fort Jackson in Triumph, Louisiana.
Posted:Fri, Oct 17 2014 12:56 pm
news My Brother's Keeper Community Challenge
On Wednesday October 8, 2014 the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs appointed Councilman Percy “P.
Posted:Thu, Oct 16 2014 11:34 am
news Empire High Rise, Flood Gate and Locks
EMPIRE, LA- The Empire High Rise on Highway 23 will be closed on Thursday, October 16, 2014 in the right lane ONLY from 9 a.
Posted:Wed, Oct 15 2014 01:49 pm
news Castleton Commodities International Announces $1.2 Billion Methanol Project in Louisiana
BELLE CHASSE — On Friday, October 10, 2014, Governor Bobby Jindal and CEO William C Reed II of Castleton Commodities International LLC announced the company will make a $1.
Posted:Tue, Oct 14 2014 08:50 am
news Daybrook Foundation Announces College Scholarship Grant Program
The Daybrook Foundation is proud to announce the launch of its College Scholarship Program.
Posted:Mon, Oct 13 2014 10:16 am
news Belle Chasse Bridget to Close Over Weekend
On Saturday, October 11, 2014 beginning at 5 am, the Belle Chasse Bridge (LA 23) will be closed to traffic both north and southbound.
Posted:Wed, Oct 08 2014 03:58 pm

Port and Council Meeting

The port meeting will begin at 1:00 pm followed by the council meeting on Thursday, October 23rd at the Temporary Magnolia Center, 17563 Highway 15, Pointe-a-la-Hache, La.
Event Date:Thu, Oct 23 2014

Coastal Zone Management Advisory Committee Meeting

The Coastal Zone Management Advisory Committee Meeting will meet at the Plaquemines Parish Government Engineering Conference Room located at 333 F.
Event Date:Thu, Oct 23 2014

PAWS Silent Auction

PAWS will be holding a silent auction on Thursday, October 23rd from 6 pm to 8 pm with Randi Rousseau held at 455 F.
Event Date:Thu, Oct 23 2014

Daybrook Foundation’s College Scholarship Program

The Daybrook Foundation is proud to announce the launch of its College Scholarship Program.
Event Date:Fri, Nov 14 2014
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