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Welcome to the City of Natchitoches, once declared by Oprah Winfrey as the “best little town in the USA.”  The civic and community leaders of Natchitoches know, if we are to continue to grow and flourish as a city, we must do all that we can to get young people and new families to move here. 

In Natchitoches, we celebrate the cultural diversity of our citizens – it is one of the things that make our town so unique.  Plenty of job opportunities await you here in Natchitoches.  

Additional information and resources on the Natchitoches region may be found by contacting the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce at (318) 352-6894 or contact the Natchitoches Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 259-1714.


There is never a shortage of things to do in Natchitoches.  Major festivals are held downtown each year such as the Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival, the Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival and the world-famous Natchitoches Christmas Festival and Festival of Lights.  Unique shopping and dining opportunities await you as well as historic homes, museums, a state historic site,  free guided walking tours of the Natchitoches National Historic Landmark District and much more.  You are sure to find something to do in Natchitoches, whatever your interests are.

For additional visitor information about attractions, events or accommodations in the Natchitoches area, please contact the Natchitoches Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 259-1714.  



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Community News

Sibley Lake Closes-2/12/24

    02/12/2024   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SIBLEY LAKE LAUNCHES CLOSED – 02/12/24 NOTICE: Sibley Lake is now closed until further notice. The boat ramps on Sibley Lake are closed

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Roadside Drainage Work to Begin

01/05/24   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ROADSIDE DRAINAGE WORK TO BEGIN The City of Natchitoches announces that, weather permitting, roadside drainage work will begin during the week of February 5, 2024,

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Boil Advisory Lifted

Contact: Azizah Hamilton, City of Natchitoches Phone: (318) 352-2772 Email:   01/24/2024   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   BOIL ADVISORY FOR PORTIONS OF 8 MILE LOOP, WILKERSON ROAD, BENNET LOOP,

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