Plaquemine is a beautiful city located in Iberville Parish, Louisiana, United States of America. Plaquemine is also the parish seat of Iberville. The city has an area of almost 3 square miles and a population of just 7000 residents. Plaquemine was settled in 1775 and incorporated in 1838. The town was prosperous from its early beginning, because it is located along the Mississippi River. Large plantations used to exist in Plaquemine and the city continued to grow and it was named the parish seat. Famous past or present residents of Plaquemine include motocross champion Yancy Guerin, World War II doctor Eugene Roe and politician Joseph R. Gerace.
Top Attractions within Plaquemine
Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site is a great place for a history lesson regarding the city of Plaquemine. Great guided tours are available and for hungry tourists, a very good restaurant is located inside the facility.
Iberville Museum is located in one of the oldest building of Louisiana, the former city hall of Plaquemine. This Plaquemine museum is decorated in a vintage style and presents the history of the county since the city was named parish seat.
Bar T's is a hot spot of Plaquemine and one of the most appreciated pubs in the city. The place is just great for relaxation while sipping a cold drink in a long summer day.
Daquiri Depot is an elegant lounge located downtown Plaquemine. This attraction requires a more fancy outfit and offers for exchange delicious cocktails and fine drinks.
Mike's Club is one of the most vivacious night clubs in the city. If most of the clubs close at 1 AM, this is when the party starts at Mike's Club.
Jimbob's Bar can be visited and enjoyed on Belleview Drive, downtown Plaquemine and is a great place to try new drinks and salty treats.