SLIDELL, LA is on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, nestled in the southeastern tip of St. Tammany Parish. Surrounded by rivers and bayous, Slidell is the largest municipality in the parish, growing from a population of 364 in 1890 to over 32,000 today. Slidell is a city that values urban planning and growth, but reveres its heritage,, merging the present with the past while nurturing its ever growing population.
Slidell boasts a burgeoning business community as well as a nationally ranked school system and a full social calendar, with community activities from Mardi Gras parades and balls to the annual St. Tammany Parish Trade Fair and theatrical performances. When you come for a visit, put the exquisite Antique District at the top of your things to do list, and enjoy the Antique Street Fair held in April and October.
If you love the water, Slidell is home for some of the most beautiful marinas around and don’t forget about the food! With restaurants that specialize in everything from local Cajun and Creole family recipes to exotic recipes brought here from around the world, there will be something for everyone’s tummy to enjoy.
With a thriving business community that grows every day, picturesque neighborhoods, excellent shopping, and the opportunity to live near the water, Slidell, LA is the place to be. Pack a bag and come for a vacation. But keep in mind, once you get here chances are you’re going to want to stay!