The city of Plaquemine, Louisiana is nestled on the Mississippi River in Iberville Parish. Highway 1 connects Plaquemine to Interstate 10 just 12 miles to the north, giving quick access to Baton Rouge. Settled by the French in 1775, among the Chitimacha Indians, Plaquemine has a rich history that is valued by its residents. The “City of Hospitality” is designated as a Main Street City under the National Register of Historic Places and has many antebellum homes and buildings that have survived since the pre-civil war era. Plaquemine is the parish seat of Iberville Parish, known as the Soul of the Atchafalaya and home to 7,000 residents in the 2.9 square miles of the city. With beautiful live oak trees dressed with spanish moss, the peaceful and award winning Bayou Plaquemine waterfront park, multiple recreational parks, museums, tours, antique markets and over 30 restaurants and eateries, Plaquemine is thriving. Large victorian homes, custom homes on large lots, cottages, newer neighborhoods and homes in established neighborhoods can all be found in beautiful Plaquemine, Louisiana.
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