Thibodaux, LA Real Estate, Thibodaux Area and Community Information
Thibodaux is a city in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, as well as being the Parish seat. The 2012 population was pinned at 14, 550 residents. The cost of living, goods and services, groceries, health care, and housing index is below the national and state average. This aspect makes real estate in Thibodaux very attractive for a first time or experienced buyer and a Thibodaux real estate agent will be very helpful finding the right location.
Students are educated in the Lafourche Parish School District and include a total of 28 schools. Of the 28 schools, two elementary, one middle and one high school are located in Thibodaux. The schools are highly rated and that is an important aspect for families seeking Thibodaux LA real estate and making the city their home.
There are single and multi-family homes, townhouses and condominiums available in the city and a three bedroom, two baths home is moderately priced for the Thibodaux home buyer. There are also high end condominiums and homes for sale in Thibodaux in several exclusive subdivisions for the more adventurous Thibodaux real estate seeker.
Thibodaux was initially settled by the French during the 18th century. The city was incorporated in 1830 and called Thibodauxville, in honor of Henry Thibodaux who also provided the land for the settlement. He served as the acting governor of Louisiana in 1824. The name was changed to Thibodeaux in 1838 and in 1918; the current spelling of Thibodaux was adopted.
Today, Thibodaux is a designated Main Street and retirement community, and also known for its medical facilities, offers diversity and a rich culture. Residents take pride in their Thibodaux properties and that curb appeal adds to the richness of the community.
Parks and Recreation
The Thibodaux Recreation Department
offers baseball, softball, basketball and football, tennis, volleyball, line dancing, cheerleading and summer camp. There are activities and events for all age groups from the tiniest tot to the most elder senior citizen. Active families looking for Thibodaux LA homes will be inspired by the recreational opportunities.
Residents and visitors will find much to do about Thibodaux. There are a variety of interesting attractions
of interest to every member of the family. Laurel Valley Village offers a rare glimpse of a turn of the century sugar cane complex, while Torres Swamp Tours will bring out the adventure in any soul.
One of the more popular events
is Thibodauxville, held in November. It is a celebration of the city and offers crafts, food and music. There are also holiday and seasonal events, sidewalk sales and Farmers Markets.
Before selecting from the variety of available Thibodaux homes, be sure to meet with a the Donnes team and let them assist with your purchase. The median age of the Thibodaux homes for sale is 36 years.