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What You’ll Love About Ascension Parish


The Amenities

Shopping, dining, entertainment, libraries, parks, trails, fitness... Ascension Parish truly has something for everyone!

The Employment

Ascension Parish is home to several top companies and has a very low unemployment rate!

The Weather

Sunny summer days, mild winters, and early springs are just three more reasons to love Ascension Parish. The pollution index in Baton Rouge is 62% better than the national average!


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Come Explore Life in Ascension Parish

Just minutes from the heart of Baton Rouge lies the sprawling Southern oasis of Ascension Parish. Founded in the 1800s, this historic community comprises several towns and neighborhoods and is surrounded by beautiful sugar cane fields and cypress swamplands. Rich history and traditional Southern culture mix with all the modern amenities of city life to create an exciting, flavorful way of life for its residents.

Spotlights of Ascension Parish


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Recreation and More

Ascension Parish is surrounded by vast fields of sugarcane and beautiful cypress swamplands. Its location is convenient to the numerous local parks, country clubs, and lakes. Lake Maurepas is minutes away and perfect for fishing.

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Local Attractions

This unbeatable location is minutes away from Baton Rouge's finest shopping, eateries, and nightlife. Ascension Parish is also rich with history, and there are many great spots for swamp tours, historical viewings, and more!

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Employment

Top employers in this part of the state include IBM, CB&I, and Exxon Mobile. The biggest sectors include healthcare, technology, and insurance. As of 2014, unemployment in Ascension Parish was low at about 4%.

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Local Schools

Ascension Parish is served by the local school district, which includes top-rated public schools comprised of numerous primary, middle, and high schools. There are also a great selection of private schools and supplemental learning programs in the area. 

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Shopping & Dining

Ample shopping opportunities, including outlet stores, major retailers, and flea market, abound in Ascension Parish. With so many different stores, markets, and shopping centers to choose from, this is a shopping-lover's dream!

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Community Events

This vibrant community is full of events that are fun, informative, and full of the culture that makes Ascension Parish such a unique place to live. The Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival is a beloved annual event that features live entertainment, a barbecue competition, carnival rides, and plenty of fun activities for every member of the community!


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Ascension Parish at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population (2016): 121,587
Population Growth Since 2000: +00%
Zip Codes: 70707, 70718, 70725, 70728, 70734, 70737, 70738, 70769, 70774, & 70778
Mean Home Price (2015): $205,300

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Travel & Commute


Ascension Parish: average 29.4min
Public Transit: Go Louisiana
Airport: Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
Major Highways: US-10


Ascension Parish Real Estate

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Neighborhoods

$130,000 - $200,000
Sq Ft: 1,100 - 2,500
Entrance to Villa Galvez neighborhood located off of La Hwy. 44 in Gonzales, LA.
$150,000 - $200,000
Sq Ft: 1,250 - 2,500
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