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Cities And Towns Along The Byway

Church Point
Crowley
Eunice
Eunice Area
Grand Coteau
Krotz Springs Area
Mamou
Opelousas
Opelousas Area
Rayne
Rayne Area
Sunset
Ville Platte
Ville Platte Area
Washington


The Town of Krotz Springs
Incorporated in 1917, Krotz Springs is surrounded by a ring levee for flood protection. Known as the “Gateway to the Atchafalaya”.

The Town of Melville
Founded in 1889, this community was noted in Louisiana and national news reports in 1927, when the Atchafalaya River broke through its levee nearby and the “Great Flood” inundated the town. Today, the community is surrounded by a ring levee for flood protection.

The Village of Palmetto
Founded in 1888 and incorporated 1912. The Village of Palmetto is a small quaint village located in the northeast corner of St. Landry Parish.

Interesting Sites And Sounds Along The Byway
The Atchafalaya River BasinByways
Folkways
Mini Zydeco Festival Lebeau, Louisiana
Real Ways Of Life
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