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Zachary, Louisiana

Zachary LA Homes for Sale – In the 1880s, Darel Zachary gave part of his land to the Illinois Central Railroad for a train depot. Depots were being built every five miles or so from New Orleans to Memphis, Tennessee. This was the day of Spanish land grants and flat pastureland known as “The Plains,” and Zachary was a farming community. During the 1880s and 1890s, this wild town had six barrooms along Main Street. Incorporated in 1889, the government was located in the center of town, where it remains. In 1902, a fire destroyed nearly every business in Zachary. The city rebuilt and by 1930, Zachary was considered a great place to raise a family by both the New Orleans and Baton Rouge papers.

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Zachary, a city in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, has a population of approximately 16,174 residents (2015), and is only sixteen miles north of Baton Rouge proper and seventy miles northwest of New Orleans. It is considered part of the Baton Rouge metropolitan area.

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$300,000 – $400,000Multi FamilyNew Construction
$400,000 – $500,000Mobile HomesSubdivisions
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Zachary is known for its friendly, helpful residents, low crime neighborhoods, excellent school system, and family activities. The business community of Zachary has grown along with its population and the community takes pride in its ability to meet the needs of its residents. Considering the future, the city of Zachary invested 40 million dollars to upgrade infrastructures. – Zachary LA Homes for Sale –

Living in Zachary, Louisiana

People living in Zachary, Louisiana, experience the charm of small-town living combined with the convenience of a big-city – metropolitan Baton Rouge is only twenty minutes away. Zachary’s state-of-the-art medical facility, Lane Regional Medical Center, named “One of the Best Places for Nurses to Work,” provides high quality health care.

Zachary is rich in history. One can visit Zachary’s Historical District located downtown with a community museum consisting of a barn, carriage house, railroad depot, three dwellings, a pavilion, and the Old Town Hall. The Port Hudson National Cemetery in the country outside Zachary is the resting place for Union soldiers who died from wounds or disease during the Siege and Battle of Port Hudson in 1863. It remains an active cemetery today, with thousands of burials dating from the Civil War through conflicts in the Middle East.

With all the history in this area, it is not surprising that Zachary is home to one of the ten most amazing antique stores in Louisiana, as well as one of the largest antique malls in the state. Zachary has many places to shop and eat, including a Farmers Market on Saturday near the museum with local produce and homemade items. If you wish more to do, Baton Rouge is nearby, offering endless shopping, eating, and entertainment options.

Some recent Zachary statistical information:

  • 91.06% of residents 25 years old and over have a high school degree or higher.
  • 24.96% of residents 25 years old and over have a Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • 4.5% is the poverty rate in Zachary.
  • $75,533 is the average household income in Zachary, the highest of the cities located in the Baton Rouge metropolitan area.

Additionally, Zachary was named in the Top 10 Best Towns for Families in America by Family Circle Magazine in 2012.

Things to Do in Zachary, Louisiana

Zachary is a family-oriented community with many neighbourhood activities, some of which take place in Zachary’s parks. There are several large community parks:

  • Flanacher Road Park

The largest of Zachary’s parks, this 175-acre site features wooded areas and vast open spaces with stands of large-mature specimen oaks and other hardwoods. Families will also find a playground, picnic areas, a recreation center, and places to play disc golf, basketball (outdoors), tennis, and soccer. Hard-surface walking paths provide a looped route. There is also a lake for fishing.

  • Doyle’s Bayou Park

Ninety-seven acres of gently rolling terrain with meadows, streams, and lakes provides residents of Zachary an amazing conservation area. The park features a number of small lakes for fishing, a picnic and playground area, and a ball diamond and a soccer field.

  • Plank Road Park

This 77.0-acre park has a playground, recreation center with indoor basketball, a lighted baseball field, and an archery range. It is also where the Adult Leisure Program is located.

  • Zachary Community Park

This 43-acre park has picnic areas, outdoor basketball, and a dog park.

  • Zachary Youth Park

This 33-acre park offers programs year-round for both youth and adults. The park has facilities for baseball and softball, a half-mile walking track, and picnic areas. A special feature of this park is the synthetic, turf-grass fields, providing for year-round play.

Additionally, Zachary has several neighbourhood parks ranging in size from a bit larger than two acres to approximately twelve providing ballparks and playgrounds for residents. Most are named for the street on which they are located, making them easy to find. These parks host various events, among them movies where families gather on blankets to watch an animated favorite at dusk. Another event families enjoy is the annual Christmas parade. – Zachary LA Homes for Sale –

Zachary Louisiana Subdivisions

AmericanaAtkins Rome JosephineAubin
Aucoin IvyAudubon LakesAyer Pearl Hunt
Beau Bois PlaceBeaver Creek On The PlainsBlackwater Estates
BrookstownBynum PlaceCage Place
Catherine Lillie SimmieCausey EstateChaney Walker
Copper Mill Golf CommunityCountry Estate AcresCountry Plaza
Crawford JessieCrawford LeonaCrochet Lavoide
Cypress ParkDeer HavenDupree Glenn
East AcresEast HillsEast Meadow
EganElizabeth PlaceFennwood
Fennwood LinksFleming ElliottHandy Hill
Harrell's PlaceHiggins Nelson PlaceHigh Plains Crossing
Hillside FarmsHopkins HeightsHumble Prentiss
Hunt Sam PlaceHunter's PointJackson Heights
Jacock AcresJohnson Julius EstateKirkwood
Lake PointeLake Pointe Courtyard HomesLeet Lawrence
Leland CollegeLipscomb Peggy PeairsLive Oak Trace
Long Lillie KentMarita TerraceMarshall Bond
Matthew RiversMchugh SarahMeadow Glen
Mills PointeMillwood CreekMitchell Ina
MontagninoMontegudo PlaceMorgan Allen
Myrtle CourtMyrtle HillNew Port Hudson
Noble JerryNoble WilburnNorth Merrydale
North Zachary Farms WestNorthwest EndNorthwestern Place
Norwood Sybil ChaneyOak Grove EstatesOak Park
Oak ShadowsOld East PlaceOld Jefferson Crossing
Old Settlement PlaceOld Springfield PlantationParkland
Parkwood TerracePecan Haven EstatesPin Oak Lakes
Piper ToliverPlains CrossingPlantation Way
Pleasant ParkPoliteProphet Bernice
Rankin LawrenceRavenwoodRogillio Estate
Rosewood PlantationSandifordSandy Creek
SherbourneSinging HillsSmithfield
Square Lawrence Mary EstateStockwellSunnyside Estates
Tate JohnnyThe Cottages At Blue HeronThe Reserve At Cedar Lodge
Tucker Ella BertaUniversity TerraceVentura Place
Wallace EasleyWashington MableWatson Farms
Waywood VillageWest EndWestbrook Alice
White GreenWindsor PlaceWindwood
WoodviewZachary CenterZachary Estates
Zachary HeightsZachary Hill EstatesZachary Road Acres
Zachary Terrace

Fennwood Hills Country Club has a nine-hole golf course and swimming pool for members. Golfers will be happy to note Copper Mill Golf Club has an award-winning 18-hole championship course.

Zachary has all the service business necessary to provide for the needs of the daily lives of its residents. Most well-known fast-food restaurants are available. Of course, the proximity of Zachary to Baton Rouge means unlimited options for eating, shopping, and entertainment.

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Education in Zachary, Louisiana

One of the major reasons for Zachary being such a desirable place to live is its high Great School rating of 9 out of 10 points; Zachary’s Community School District ranked first in the state for twelve consecutive years and is considered to have the best schools in the area. You will note that Zachary is unique in having only a few grades at each elementary school. We have included Great School Ratings if available.

  • Zachary Early Learning Center Pre-K
  • Northwestern Elementary School Grades K-1
  • Rollins Place Elementary Grades 1-2
  • Zachary Elementary School Grades 2-3 Great School Rating 9
  • Copper Mill Elementary School Grades 4-5 Great School Rating 9
  • Northwestern Middle School Grades 7-8 Great School Rating 9
  • Zachary High School Grades 9-12 Great Schools Rating 8
  • Louisiana New School Academy Grades 5-12 (Private)

Additionally, there are several other private schools available serving Zachary students. Your real estate professional can share information for private schools serving Pre-K through grade 12 with you if you are interested. Your agent can also find a home close to the school your children will attend.

Real Estate for Sale in Zachary, Louisiana

When it comes to housing, Zachary offers an array of options – homes of every size and style, land for building a custom home, country estates on large lots, and family houses in residential communities.  Find  Zachary LA Homes for Sale. The median listing price is $211,000, and the median closing price is $206,000.

You may have heard of the Zachary, LA flooding.  There are homes that have flood damage. However, this can prove to be advantageous as many of these homes have been repaired or restored and are offered at excellent prices.

For-sale-by-owner homes are available and you will want to use the services of a professional Zachary real estate agent when considering one of these homes. You will also want to contact an agent if you want one of the foreclosed homes in Zachary. An agent can help you determine if the home has flood damage, is listed at the correct price, and help you with making a reasonable offer and completing all the required paperwork.

For a luxury home, consider a home in the area known as Copper Mill in Zachary. Additionally, Beaver Creek, an upscale golf and residential community, offers golf and lake-view home sites. Choose to have a custom home built to your specifications, or have your Keller Williams agent, Keith Livingston, show you resales. Keith’s Keller Williams Real Estate agency is part of C.J. Brown, a group of experienced local Realtors experienced in helping you search for homes for sale and luxury homes in Zachary, Louisiana.

The city of Zachary offers all the convenience of a metropolitan area with all the charm of small city living. The main draw for new residents is its independent school district; ranked number one in the state of Louisiana academically, and considered the best in the area. However, you may wish to check out homes in other area communities, such as:

With only 1,000 residents, many homes are situated on large lots or several acres.

The thirteenth-largest city in Louisiana, Central is also the second largest city in East Baton Rouge Parish with a population of 26,864 (2010). Central became a city in 2005, and, as part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area, offers all the convenience of a big city. Central has many fine homes for sale, both new and resales.

Composed mainly of densely populated subdivisions and commercial properties, one can also find building lots, as Baker has woodlands and farmlands. With approximately 13,835 residents, 198 businesses, and 5 industrial operations within the city limits, Baker is a natural hub for various businesses. Baker is in close to twenty-five industrial plants employing thousands of workers including ExxonMobil, one of Baker’s community partners.

Whether you are shopping for your first home or moving up to one larger and more luxurious, looking for a new home in a subdivision or a country estate, Zachary, LA homes for sale offer you all these choices and many more. Contact me today for all your home buying and selling needs. Select from a wide variety of Zachary LA Homes for Sale.

Zachary LA Real Estate

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We will happily assist you through the entire selling and home buying process. From searching to finding, negotiating and to giving you the keys to your perfect “Home in Zachary”. Having a Keller Williams Realty Representative on your side, we will ensure you that you will be competent to make the most of your time, efforts and energy as well as your buying power! Contact US “The Keith Lawrence Group – Your Zachary LA Realtor Today”. – Zachary LA Homes for Sale