Madisonville is a charming town that is home to approximately 803 Louisiana residents. Located in St. Tammany Parish, this town is within the New Orleans – Metairie – Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Well-known for its proximity to the Tchefuncte River, Madisonville has 2.51 square miles of land area and 2.49 square miles of water area. When you consider the total land area and the current population, there is a population density of 329 people per square mile. This number is considered very low.
The residents of Madisonville are dedicated to preserving the history of the town and important landmarks. You’ll find historic markers located throughout the area that make reference to historic events. The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Museum keep maritime history alive through exhibits, programs, publications, and events. One of the most popular landmarks in the area is the Tchefuncte River Lighthouse. Managed by the museum, this lighthouse was built in 1837 and was home to lighthouse keepers until it was automated in 1939.
Madisonville keeps its small-town feel while enjoying a thriving economy. The median household income for this area is an estimated $67,446. The estimated median home value is $260,761. Both of these amounts are well above the state average.
The river is an important part of the town’s charm. It’s no surprise that residents gather along its shores to participate in a variety of water activities, enjoy fine dining at amazing restaurants, or browse antique shops and boutiques. Just a 40-minute drive from New Orleans, residents can enjoy a day in the big city and return home to their charming community.
The weather in Madisonville compliments the active, outdoor lifestyle many residents enjoy. The average high temperature is 83 degrees in August. The average low temperature is 53 degrees in January. If you’re concerned about pollution and air quality, you can breathe easy in this town. The air quality index comes in at 43% better than the national average. The pollution index comes in at 7% better than the national average.
Students in Madisonville are served by St. Tammany Public Schools. Schools in the area include Joseph B. Lancaster Elementary School, Madisonville Elementary School and Madisonville Junior High School. It’s no surprise that educational excellence is a priority to residents of this town. The percentage of residents with a high school diploma or higher is 95.2 percent. Equally impressive, 47.3% of residents have a Bachelor’s degree or higher.
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