Louisiana is known for its diversity, both in its land and its people.
Louisiana state is a melting pot of cultures, and its Creole and Cajun roots combine American, African, French, Native American and French-Canadian cultures together like nowhere else in the world. Louisiana's largest city, New Orleans, is famous for its music, nightlife, and cuisine. However, there is a lot more to Louisiana than its best-known city.
This Southern state has distinct regions which are the West Gulf Coastal Plain, the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, and the East Gulf Coastal Plain. They make up the wooded areas, wetlands, and marshlands of Louisiana. Thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans, many different indigenous people occupied this area at the mouth of North America's mightiest river.
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The Pelican State
This subtropical Southern state was settled by the French in the 1600's. However, Louisiana's past includes being governed under a variety of flags. Its position at the mouth of the Mississippi River made it critical for the early United States, and the Louisiana Purchase by President Jefferson pulled the vital region into our country's hands. It became the 18th state in 1812.
Land and Acreage for Sale in Louisiana
This is a state with very diverse terrain, from swampy bogs to agricultural fields in the north. The state is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi. Land for sale in Louisiana includes cattle ranches, large tracts of land, and acres on the Mississippi.Rural businesses and development tracts are also available. It consists of 64 parishes and is made up of flat lowlands, with the highest elevation in Louisiana being less than 1,000 feet. All of which have acreage for sale in Louisiana through Land Broker MLS.
Louisiana is known as a "Sportsman's Paradise". Year-round good weather offers a wide variety of recreational activities like fishing, hunting, biking, hiking, and deep-sea fishing. Louisiana has abundant wetlands that attract migratory species of birds from all over North America. Louisiana is also home to wild inland swamps with alligators, woodcock, snakes, and bears. The state is also known for its excellent hunting land for sale and abundance of game like deer and waterfowl. We have the perfect hunting land for sale in Louisiana here!
The waterways of Louisiana, including the Mississippi and Red Rivers, are its top natural resources. It also has abundant mineral resources including salt, petroleum, natural gas, and brown coal. For visitors, Louisiana's many natural attractions are a big resource. Its fertile soil, plentiful rainfall, and long growing season are other assets. Half the state is forested, so timber is plentiful. The perfect acreage for sale in Louisiana can be found here! Browse our options of timber land and acreage to join the mining industry!
Louisiana's coastal location on the Gulf of Mexico, as well as its position at the mouth of the Mississippi River make it a transportation hub. The state also produces agricultural products, petroleum, and has one of the most important fishing fleets in the nation. Browse our fishing land for sale in Louisiana here!
The Louisiana coast and riverfront are always bustling with activity, and this state is one of the leading commercial fishing hubs in the nation. Louisiana is the number one producer of shrimp in the United States. Other fish and shellfish caught include oysters, menhaden, crayfish, and catfish.
In Louisiana, 60% of the state's agricultural income is generated by crops, and 40% by livestock. Some crops grown are:
Approximately 9% of Louisiana's livestock revenue is generated by cattle and calves. Other sources of revenue are dairy products, chicken eggs, hogs, and farm raised crayfish and catfish.
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