Map of Louisiana
Louisiana is named after the famous French King, Louis XIV and it means “related to Louis”.
Perfect for homes and offices this map of Louisiana is modeled in lively colors, depicting the urban layout of the State. The expanse of the State is elaborated with placement of cities and towns.
This elaborate map poster is furnished with two indices. A driving distance chart miniature map of the United States pinpointing the placement of Louisiana, along and a digitized flag of the State.
This Map makes an ideal reference tool because of its accurate data and clear depiction.
Details on the Map
Designed with accuracy using current map data, this Map of Louisiana is a high quality image of the urban layout of the state. Boundaries with other states are demarcated with contrasting contour. All primary and secondary cities and towns are named in their true location for easy understanding. Highlighted box frames indicate placements of major settlements which are elaborated in separate insets.
The State Capital Baton Rouge is captioned in bold readable fonts and can be placed easily. National highways, state highways, airports, military installation and recreational areas are other details that are included in the map. The physical landscape is depicted with attractive imagery and variation in color. Mountain ranges, highlands, significant water bodies, mountain peaks, forestlands, national parks and State parks can be placed on the frame with ease. This informative and attractive visual display of the State is a great reference tool and can be used resourcefully in schools, homes and offices.
State boundaries are clearly differentiated. State capital Baton Rouge and some major settlements are highlighted with box frames in their true location and elaborated in insets. Each inset shares information on the transportation network and points of interests in the city.
National highway, State highway, state roads, interstate routes, tollways, freeways and thoroughfares are depicted with color coded thread margins. Airports, administrative buildings, recreational areas, rest areas, military installations and other points of interest can also be place on the title frame.
The two terrain regions of Louisiana include the uplands of the north and the alluvial coastal plains. The Mississippi River and its two tributaries Red River and Ouachita River can be seen flowing through the state. Driskill Mountain is the highest natural summit of Louisiana and can be placed in the northwest part. The State is home to many areas protected by the national park system and these areas have been indicated on the map with clarity.
Where is Louisiana on the map?
The state of Louisiana is located in the south central region of the United States. Arkansas and Texas borders the state to the north and west respectively. Mississippi is placed on the east and Gulf of Mexico to the south. The Mississippi River marks the eastern boundary of the state to a large extent.
The key table simplifies symbolic data like national parks, State parks, highways, important roads, airports and other details of the title frame.
Region Location on the map of Louisiana
According to the USCB the State of Louisiana is located in the South Region in West South Central division 7, along with Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
Louisiana has 64 Parishes. Largest Parish in terms of population is East Baton Rouge and the least populated parish is Tensas Parish. The largest Parish in terms of area is Plaquemines Parish.
Time Zone in Louisiana
Louisiana falls under the Central Time Zone and observes the Central Standard Time (CST) which is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
ZIP Code of Louisiana
The Range of Zip codes in Louisiana is from 70001-71497.
Major cities of Louisiana
Capital city Baton Rouge can be placed on the eastern banks of the Mississippi River. It is also the second largest city in the state. The map design is complete with separate insets five major settlements which include Baton Rouge, Fayetteville, Lake Charles, Monroe and New Orleans Each inset elaborates in detail transportation network and landmark locations. Highways are numbered and demarcated with specific colors. Military areas, airports, park, recreational areas and points of interest are also indicated for quick reference. Two tabular indices of cities/town and county and a driving distance chart helps estimate distance in miles between towns and cities marked on the map.
The Capital city is located in the eastern banks of the Mississippi river on the first set bluffs north of the river delta coastal plains. Baton Rouge is the second largest city of the state and also the seat of East Baton Rouge Parish which is the most populous Parish of Louisiana.
The points of interest that can be placed on the frame include notable architectural buildings, art and science museums, parks, heritage sites and recreational areas. Universities, health centers, utility centers and military installations are indicated clearly. Republic of West Florida Parkway, Martin Luther King Jr Freeway and Interstate 10 serve the city. National highways, and state highways are numbered for quick reference. Primary and secondary roads, intersections, tollways, freeways, airport locations, and thoroughfares are other details that are included on the frame.
Lafayette City Inset
Lafayette is nicknamed “Hub City” and is located in the south western part of the state. It is the fourth largest city of Louisiana and the seat of Lafayette Parish. Utility centers, military installations, universities and other landmarks can be identified at a glance. Points of interest like museums, parks, historical sites and Cypress Lake are also marked with prominence on the frame. Street Information on the frame includes Interstate highways 10 and 49, national highways, state highways, state roads, freeways, tollways, intersections and thoroughfares, railroads, and airport locations.
Lake Charles City Inset
Lake Charles is the principal city of Lake Charles metropolitan statistical area. The city is located on the banks of Calcasieu River in the gulf coast of southwestern Louisiana. It is the fifth largest city and the seat of Calcasieu Parish. Lake Charles is a major business, educational and cultural center of the region. Prominent features marked on the inset include universities, casinos, parks, recreational areas and other points of interest. The city streets are laid out in a grid pattern. Interstate 10 can be seen passing through the city along with interstate 210. National highways, expressways and state highways are accurately numbered for quick orientation. Other primary and secondary roads, sea ports and airport locations are also indicated clearly.
Monroe City Inset
Monroe is the seat of Ouachita Parish and is the eighth largest city of the state. Monroe is also the principal city of Monroe Metropolitan Statistical in northern Louisiana. Military installations, educational centers, golf courses, parks and recreational areas are marked notable on the frame. Interstate 20 and US Highway 165 serve the city along with other primary and secondary roads, state highways, national highways. Airport locations are also marked for quick reference.
New Orleans is the most populous city of Louisiana. It is a consolidated City Parish and the seat of Orleans Parish. Located on the Mississippi river delta it serves as a major port and is the commercial and economic hub of the region. Universities, libraries, administrative buildings, protected areas, wildlife refuge and historical architectures can be easily placed on the inset. Interstate highways, national highways and state highways are numbered for quick reference. Interstate 10, 510 and 610 serve the city along with primary and secondary roads, interchanges, waterways, railways. Airport locations are also indicated clearly.
IndexThe map is furnished with a tabular city/ town index, a county index and a driving distance chart marked in miles, which helps locate all primary and secondary towns on the map.
LegendA useful legend explains the symbol of urban concentration, primary and secondary roads, airport location, state boundaries and much more.
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