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Slidell
 
Founded in 1888 and named after Confederate Ambassador to France, John Slidell, this beautiful gateway to Lake Pontchartrain is known as the Camellia City. With great attractions like Honey Island Swamp and Pearl River or entertainment like Camellia City Smooth Jazz Festival, you’re sure to find something for everyone. Also, located just north of New Orleans you have access to the sights and sounds of the Big Easy. Launch your boat at Eden Isle to cruise Lake Pontchartrain or navigate The Rigolets to Lake Borgne and the Gulf of Mexico! Slidell has much to offer so come make this your home!
 
 
Mandeville
 
Located on the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain and founded in 1834, Mandeville is the oldest inhabited locality of St. Tammany Parish. Mandeville is the gateway to the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans across the Causeway. At 23.8 miles the Causeway is the world’s longest bridge over a body of water. Home to outdoor recreation resources like Fontainebleau Sate Park or Tammany Trace, a 31-mile hike & bike trail, Mandeville offers an incomparable lifestyle. Outstanding schools, restaurants and shopping with easy access to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport make Mandeville an exceptional choice to make your home!
 
 
Madisonville
 
Madisonville was founded in 1817 and is the oldest permanent settlement of St. Tammany Parish. Originally named “Cokie” the town was later renamed for President James Madison. Located on the Tchefuncte River, Madisonville offers many river-front homes, direct boating access to Lake Pontchartrain and is home to the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum which hosts the Wooden Boat Festival each Fall. Another outstanding feature is the Tchefuncte River Lighthouse operated by the Maritime Museum and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Madisonville is also a short drive from New Orleans across the Causeway and through Mandeville.
 
 
Covington
 
As the seat of St. Tammany Parish, Covington is located at the fork of Bogue Flaya and Tchefuncte Rivers. Also located in Covington is the trailhead of Tammany Trace, a 31-mile paved hike & bike trail connecting Mandeville, Abita Springs, Lacombe and Slidell. The historic downtown of Covington abounds with restaurants, boutiques, art galleries and antiques. This charming, walkable district is also home to an array of free concerts, art walks and festivals. A short drive through Mandeville and across the Causeway of Lake Pontchartrain leads you to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and the Big Easy!
 
 
Abita Springs
 
Originally a Choctaw Indian village taking its name from a nearby medicinal spring, Abita Springs is a small town of only 4.5 square miles. Brewing its beer with pure water from Artesian wells, Abita Brewing Company is a focal attraction. Another mainstay is the Abita Springs Opry presenting six concerts annually to preserve Louisiana roots music. The Abita Springs Trailhead Park is part of the 31-mile Tammany Trace hike & bike trail stretching from Covington to Slidell. This park has wonderful features such as the Trailhead Museum, playground and “Splash Pad”. Abita Springs is rich with history and close to New Orleans across the Causeway!
 
 
Franklinton
 
Orginally name “Franklin” in honor of Benjamin Franklin but later renamed because there was already a Franklin, LA, Franklinton is the seat of Washington Parish. Founded in 1819, Franklinton is still primarily based on agriculture and forestry and home to Washington Parish Free Fair which is the largest free fair in the US and the second largest parish fair in Louisiana. A short drive south is Bogue Chitto State Park offering 1786 acres of streams, cypress tupelo swamps, hiking, cabins and RV camping areas. If a quiet, rural lifestyle is your goal be sure to visit Franklinton!