The region surrounding the parish is home to an impressive list of respected public and private colleges and universities. Nearby Thibodaux Regional Medical Center in Thibodaux is one of the fastest-growing centers in the South, recently recognized among the top one percent of healthcare facilities in America for patient satisfaction and earning the J.
Newcomers will find a wide variety fog housing choices and residential settings in Terrebonne Parish, from long-established neighborhoods in the heart of the city to handsome newer construction, historic properties, and available acreage for custom builds. The nationally recognized Ochsner Health system maintains the Leonard J.
George Observatory invites groups to learn about and view the wonders of the heavens. The new building offers Terrebonne students teleconferencing capabilities with the main campus in Thibodaux.
Terrebonne Parish provides a distinctive way of life that blends the land with cultures and traditions, drawing upon the richness of diversity for its undeniable strength. The Martin Luther King Boulevard shopping district in Houma anchors the lookiing scene with hundreds of name-brand and specialty shops.
Services Newcomers will be pleased to find outstanding educational opportunities in and near Terrebonne Parish, including the Terrebonne Parish public school system, two alternative secondary schools, a training school, and the Stella Learning Center dedicated to working with autistic children. A of other unincorporated communities dot the rural landscape, but Houma is the undeniable center of business, healthcare, education, culture, and entertainment.
Although the parish provides convenient access to 17 public and private colleges and universities, the closest is Nicholls State University located in Thibodaux, enrolling more than 7, students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The cultural hub for the parish is the multi-purpose Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, providing the parish and surrounding communities with a 5,seat arena for sports events, family shows, and musical concerts.
Historic treasures await around every corner, from rustic 18th century trapper cabins to stunning antebellum plantation homes where Cajun history and heritage spring to life. The Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum honors the economic, social, and historic culture of the parish, while St. Unitech Training Academy and Blue Cliff College both maintain a presence in Fo, offering a variety of career programs and specialized training opportunities.
Other popular destinations are Southland Mall and the St. Lifestyle Quality of life is more than a concept in Terrebonne Parish, drawing together authentic Acadian culture, abundant wildlife and picturesque landscapes, magnificent plantation homes, delicious food, and a location convenient to New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Dtill for outstanding inpatient and outpatient experiences.
Mary, the medical center employs more than 1, and maintains a medical staff of more than skilled physicians in every major specialty and most subspecialties. This sprawling parish truly provides a most unique blend of unspoiled landscapes with the best that urban development has to offer. Hfart fishing and hunting, cycling, birding, and photography are all popular pastimes.
The parish employment centers draw so many commuters from a four-parish region that the work-day population more than doubles that of permanent residents. Colorful festivals, seasonal celebrations, parades, and special events from Fais Do-Dos to rodeos fill the calendar with reasons for friends and family to throngs of visitors tsrrebonne great music, family fun, and lively entertainment.
Distinguished as the largest community-based hospital in the tri-parish area of Terrebonne, Lafourche and St. Chabert Medical Center in Houma, opening its doors in as a teaching hospital and consistently receiving Louisiana Hospital awards from the Louisiana Health Care Review.
More than 3, children in the parish are taking advantage of alternative learning environments available stikl private or parochial schools. Other popular treasures are Southdown Plantation and the Terrebonne Museum, a military museum, and the Terrebonne Folklife Cultural Center that offers classes on Cajun dancing, cooking, crafts and decoy carving.
Charles Shopping District lined with wonderful boutiques. Art fairs and art galleries are abundant in this richly creative environment, highlighted by the Chauvin Sculpture Garden and Nicholls State University Art Studio.
Compassionate, caring, and highly advanced healthcare services are available close to home in the Terrebonne-Houma area, anchored by Terrebonne General Medical Center.