1837 Madisonville lighthouse
Historic Madisonville lighthouse

About the Northshore

Discover the history of Louisiana's Northshore, from its Native American origins to the development of its cities, including Slidell, Abita Springs and Covington, to the construction of one of the world's longest bridges. The area's rich heritage is just the beginning of its appeal. 


The Northshore is home to many creative personalities, artists, musicians and authors. Get to know a few of them.

Take the time to explore the Northshore's towns and villages and their unique characteristics.

Explore the Northshore's people and attractions through these videos.