Laplace is located in south Louisiana between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, on the East Bank of the Mississippi River in St. John the Baptist Parish. Located on U.S. Highway 61 and Interstate Highway I-10, its population is about 28,000. Nearby towns include Norco, Reserve, Garyville, Lutcher, Taft and Luling.
Laplace's strategic location along the Mississippi River has played a crucial role in its history. Its proximity to the river has made it a vital transportation hub for trade and commerce.
Laplace, Louisiana, boasts a rich Cajun heritage that dates back generations. Its unique culture and traditions are a testament to the area's deep historical roots.