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MADISONVILLE, LOUISIANA

A Locals Guide to Madisonville

Welcome to Madisonville, a picturesque river town founded in 1811 and nestled along the stunning Tchefuncte River! With a rich maritime history, Madisonville boasts the title of one of the oldest settlements in Louisiana and the oldest in St. Tammany Parish. As one of the fastest-growing towns in the parish, Madisonville has managed to maintain its local charm and character. From charming historic homes to modern waterfront condos, Madisonville offers a diverse range of homes to suit every taste and lifestyle. Come explore this beautiful town and discover all the hidden gems waiting to be uncovered!

Tammany Parish School System

Madisonville offers both options for public and private schooling. Make sure to visit St. Tammany Parish School District to research your options in the area.

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Things to Do

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum

Get ready to embark on an exciting journey through Louisiana’s rich maritime history! The museum offers a variety of interpretive programs, exhibits, and publications that will make you feel like you’re actually sailing through time. But that’s not all – the museum also offers classes where you can learn the art of boat-building and create your very own wooden masterpiece alongside your loved ones. And if you’re a fan of vintage boats, you must attend the annual wooden boat festival in the fall, where you can witness stunning boats from several decades on display, listen to live music, and indulge in some delicious food. With 30,000 visitors flocking to the festival, you won’t want to miss out on the fun and excitement! Come and experience Louisiana’s maritime culture like never before at this amazing museum.

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Downtown Madisonville

Madisonville’s downtown area is a delightful blend of charm and character, perfect for leisurely strolls. A highlight of the area is the park situated along the picturesque Tchefuncte River where you can catch the glorious sunset while watching boats go by. The local eateries in the vicinity offer the freshest and tastiest seafood, making it a haven for foodies. The local boutiques are a must-visit for shopping enthusiasts, and Main Street boasts of its rich history and architecture, with a plethora of historic homes to admire. Don’t forget to keep an eye on their event calendar, as the town hosts a range of exciting events and festivals throughout the year.

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Available Real Estate in Madisonville