Welcome to the official web site for the City of Natchitoches, Louisiana, established in 1714 as the oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase.

We hope you will find this web site helpful to you whether you are a potential resident looking to make a home in Natchitoches, an entrepreneur wanting to do business in the community or a visitor seeking more information on the many festivals and amenities found within this region.

Through this site, you will learn about the unique opportunities that exist within Natchitoches and some of the many reasons why the area has repeatedly been recognized as a premier tourist attraction, a top community in which to retire and a great place to call home.

This site will provide you valuable links to our key partners who share our vision for the continuous development and enhancement of Natchitoches. So, if you need information on Northwestern State University, the Natchitoches Christmas Festival or the famous Natchitoches Meat Pie, the City of Natchitoches web site will point you in the right direction.

If the City of Natchitoches can be of further assistance to you, please do not hesitate to contact City Hall at (318) 352-2772 or e-mail cityhall@natchitochesla.gov.

The City of Natchitoches now offers Online Bill Pay - for instructions in setting up your account please click here!


Tri-Centennial Logo

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2014 Christmas Festival Poster

Click here to view the 2014 Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster.