Local Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish Profile 

  • Name: The name of the parish is derived from French phrase baton rouge meaning red stick; a red stick was used by local Native Americans to mark the boundaries between tribal territories
  • Parish Seat: Baton Rouge
  • Statistical Quick Facts

Municipalities and Communities 

  • Cities: Baker | Baton Rouge | Central City | Zachary
  • Census Designated Places: Brownfields | Gardere | Inniswold | Merrydale | Monticello | Oak Hills Place | Old Jefferson | Shenandoah | Village St. George | Westminster
  • Unincorporated community: Baywood 
East Baton Rouge Parish Map