Signed into Statehood on April 30, 1812

LOUISIANA

18th State

Capital: Baton Rouge

 

PLACES TO SEE:

  • Baton Rouge

  • New Orleans

 

 

 

NOTE: I HAVEN'T BEEN THERE YET.

 

Named in honor of France's King Louis XIV, and nicknamed The Pelican State. Louisiana is bordered by Arkansas to the north; Mississippi to the east; Texas to the west and The Gulf of Mexico to the south. 

Louisiana's highest peak is Driskill Mountain at 535 feet above sea level, the 48th highest in the United States. The lowest point is at New Orleans, which is 8 feet below sea level.

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