A CITY OPEN FOR NEW BUSINESS
Established in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis as part of French Louisiana, the community was named after the Indigenous Natchitoches people. Natchitoches (Nack-a-tish) was established in 1714, and retains its European flavor through its architecture and cultural heritage.
The Natchitoches area offers numerous attractions, museums, Creole plantations and year around festivals including the Festival of Lights, Louisiana's premiere holiday destination. Come celebrate, discover, and explore!
The Natchitoches region has the tools, financial subsidies, tax incentives, infrastructure and workforce training to help businesses succeed and flourish. So, whether you are a potential developer or a film director looking for a unique location, please take the time to learn more about economic development in Natchitoches.