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 cityhall@natchitochesla.gov.



ed on JANUARY 9, 2018 cleared.




Environmental Health- Safe Drinking Water Fee- Act 605

ACT 605 of 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature was enacted authorizing an increase in the Safe Drinking Water fee beginning on January 1, 2017. The fee has been increased from $3.20 per connection per year to $12.00 per connection per year. In the past, the fee has been added to the November bills.  To compensate for the new fee change, a $5.00 charge per connection for the Department of Health and Hospitals fee will be added to the May 2017 bills, then a $1.00 charge per connection each month thereafter beginning June 2017. According to the Louisiana Department of Health this fee has increase to provide for additional water testing.









2014 Christmas Festival Poster

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Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster.