Iberville was "discovered" by French explorer Pierre LeMoyne, Sieur d'Iberville in 1699, but it had been discovered by Indian tribes long before. Iberville has changed through the centuries to accommodate the changing times.
The parish is situated in the industrial corridor, just 15 miles from Baton Rouge, the capital of the State of Louisiana. Therefore, it offers easy access to state government and the economic engine that it provides.
Iberville Parish provides vital services for you and your neighbors. From being prepared for emergencies to making sure new buildings meet the proper safety codes, your local government is here to serve.
Tucked between the swamps of the Atchafalaya and the bustling state capitol of Baton Rouge is a parish rich with legend and mystery, where tales of survival and triumph are central to its core.
Work is underway on the Iberville Parish Medical Center. To see how things are going, click the link below:
The new Iberville Parish Medical Facility located on Hwy. 1 in Plaquemine will be operated by Ochsner Health Services. Ochsner will be responsible for hiring all staff, including medical, office, and support personnel. The Iberville Parish Council is not associated with the hiring of any staff at the new medical facility. All available positions will be posted on the Ochsner website between now and September 2014. If you are interested in seeking employment at the new medical facility to be operated by Ochsner, you may apply for employment opportunities by visiting the Ochsner website at http://www.oschner.org/lp/careers and complete an application online for available positions.
Tucked between the swamps of the Atchafalaya and the bustling state capitol of Baton Rouge is a parish rich with legend and mystery, where tales of survival and triumph are central to its core. It is a parish of a people strong and resilient from life's challenges, yet, oh so friendly. It is a parish proud of the role it has played in helping south Louisiana thrive for over 200 years.
Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site
Bayou Plaquemine served as a vital waterway from the Mississippi River to the interior of Louisiana during the1800s and into the mid 1900s. Because of its importance both as a major transportation route and a force for economic prosperity, Congress authorized the construction of a lock here in the l more