Real Estate Louisiana
The State of Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America. Its capital is Baton Rouge and largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana is the only state divided into parishes, which are local governments equivalent to counties. The largest parish by population is Jefferson Parish, and the largest by land area is Cameron Parish.
Some Louisiana urban environments have a multicultural, multilingual heritage, so strongly influenced by an admixture of 18th century French, Spanish and African cultures that they have been considered somewhat exceptional in the U.S. Before the American influx and statehood at the beginning of the 19th century, the territory of current Louisiana State had been a Spanish and French colony. In addition, the pattern of development included importing numerous African Americans in the 18th century, with many from the same region of West Africa, thus concentrating their culture.
Louisiana (also known as New France) was named after Louis XIV, King of France from 1643–1715. When René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle claimed the territory drained by the Mississippi River for France, he named it La Louisiane, meaning "Land of Louis". Louisiana was also part of the Viceroyalty of New Spain of the Spanish Empire. The territory was acquired in 1803 by the United States through the Louisiana Purchase from France. Once part of the US, the Louisiana Territory stretched from present-day New Orleans north to the present-day Canadian border. Part or all of 15 states were formed from the territory.
An alternative explanation of the name is that Louisiana is a combination of Louis XIV and his wife Anna of Austria. This, however, is false. While his mother was Anne of Austria, Louis XIV was married to Marie-Thérèse.
Jon Brown, RE/MAX Real Estate Partners, Inc. : Slidell, Pearl River, Lacombe, Abita Springs, Hammond
Westside Real Estate, Inc. : Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany Parishes
Jeff Donnes, Donnes Real Estate, Inc. : Thibodaux
Connie Easterly, United Country Real Estate : Kentwood, Tangipahoa Parish
Wendy Dawson, RE/MAX First Denham Springs : Denham Springs
Gayle Causey, Century 21 Shakelford French : West Monroe, Monroe, Calhoun, Swartz, Downsville
Hartzog Realty : Bogalusa
Suellen Elstratt, Prudential Gardner, Realtors : Mandeville, Covington, Madisonville
Toledo Town Realty : Many, Toledo Bend Lake
Brad Ferguson, Brad Ferguson Real Estate : Natchitoches Parish
David Karl, Prudential Gardner Real Estate - New Orleans, Louisiana, St. Tammany Parish, Mandeville, Covington, Abita Springs, Madisonville, Slidell, Hammond, Metairie, Jefferson and Orleans Parish
Louisiana, LA directory of cities, towns and districts.
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