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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.

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



City of Natchitoches Water System Boil Order Lifted

The boil order issued for City of Natchitoches Water System has now been lifted on Friday, June 22, 2018. All tests collected by the Louisiana Department of Health/Office of Public Health on Thursday, June 21, 2018 have come back absent of bacteria.
During this boil order; Louisiana Department of Health/Office of Public Health performed a series of tests to determine if the water met regulatory drinking water standards. Samples were taken from sites in the affected area and tests confirmed that the water meets all state and federal requirements. It is no longer necessary for residents to boil their water before drinking or cooking.
The City of Natchitoches appreciates the public’s patience during this time.




2017 Water We Drink Report
The annual Consumer Confidence Report "Water We Drink" can be viewed by clicking the link above.  This report will remain on the main homepage under announcements until 8/1/18.  After this date, the report can be located on the right column on the home page or the Utility Department subpage.  





The City of Natchitoches, LA/Natchitoches Regional Airport hereby announces its FY 2016-2018 Triennial DBE Goal for 
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) airport construction projects as indicated below:

FY 16: No Project

FY 17:  No Project

FY 18:  11.95% DBE Goal
            Seal Coat on RW 7-25

Overall Three-Year DBE Goal FY16-FY18: 11.95%








2014 Christmas Festival Poster

Click here to view the
Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster.