Luling is a fast-growing community in the New Orleans Metropolitan Statistical Area, located on the West Bank of St. Charles Parish, less than 20 miles from downtown New Orleans. Here is where homebuyers will find the benefits of small town living combined with big city conveniences. Luling is within close proximity to Louisiana’s hugely popular natural outdoor resources — year-round hunting, fishing, boating and an appreciation of the region’s lush bayous, lakes and swamps.
Residents whose work takes them to New Orleans for retail, hospitality and business-related employment or to Baton Rouge for government, construction and manufacturing jobs say they are grateful to enjoy their leisure time at home in Luling, which is a short, manageable and safe distance from those larger metropolitan areas. Luling, along with its sister cities throughout the River Parishes, is known for its low crime rate, successful school systems and a selection of property that easily appeals to all architectural tastes.
New communities of country-club-like houses continue to be built in and around Luling, along with the chance to find existing single-family homes, historic cottages, an unusual amount of vacant land suitable for custom construction, and other choices. Homebuyers fond of Louisiana’s natural greenery and peaceful climate have come to appreciate a similar tranquility in Luling.
Luling, LA on the Map
Luling is generally mapped with the Mississippi River to the north, I-310, Highway 90 and Canal Street to the south, west of Ashton Road to the west and east of Willowdale Boulevard, Cypress Drive and Choctaw Drive to the east.
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Ashton Plantation home with many custom features - Luling, LA
How To Get To and From Luling, LA
Luling is easily accessible via Highway 90 and I-10, the West Bank Expressway and the Luling-Destrehan Bridge via I-310 to western New Orleans and Kenner. This part of the West Bank of St. Charles Parish is within 20 minutes of New Orleans. Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is only about 30 minutes away. Rail and bus lines are also conveniently located throughout the region.
Acadian style home with pool in Woodridge Subdivision - Luling, LA
Luling, LA Features
Luling, at the heart of the River Parishes, is also a gateway to the region’s recreational wonders —hunting, fishing, boating, hiking and biking through wooded lands and thick green bayous. The city also boasts neighborhood parks, golf courses and recreational lakes.
Festivals are also a mainstay in the area, including the St. Charles Rotary’s annual Alligator Festival held at the West Bank Bridge Park (food, live music, midway rides, games, arts and crafts, etc.). Swamp tours also take off from headquarters throughout the area.
Luling is also close to the shopping venues and popular restaurants throughout the West Bank and a short drive into New Orleans.
Custom built home in Ashton Plantation - Luling, LA
Luling, LA Demographics
- Population: 12,000
- Households: 4,300
- Schools: There are about a dozen public, private and parochial schools in Luling (with access to hundreds more in nearby parishes), plus several privately owned preschools.
- Healthcare: St. Charles Parish Hospital in Luling offers full services, with other local hospitals, urgent care centers, clinics, surgical centers, medical office complexes and clinics at the ready throughout the River Parishes and in Jefferson and Orleans parishes.
- Churches: There are more than a dozen churches of all denominations in Luling, with access to hundreds more throughout St. Charles, St. John, Jefferson and Orleans parishes.