The Greater New Orleans Region at a Glance

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the ten parishes of the Greater New Orleans region have collectively and individually played a role in the recovery of this area. As a result, each can demonstrate measurable improvements over the past decade and contain unique assets for the residents of the region.

Recovery By Parish

Jefferson Parish

The largest population in the region, sitting at the heart of the largest intermodal transportation system in the South.

Orleans Parish

Orleans parish, at the center of the region, has made remarkable progress in the years following Hurricane Katrina, with a diversified economy and engaged business community.

Plaquemines Parish

At the end of the Mississippi, Plaquemines focuses on fishing and oil industry.

St. Bernard Parish

The fastest growing parish in Louisiana despite being one of the hardest hit parishes by Hurricane Katrina.

St. Charles Parish

With many energy and petrochemical companies, St. Charles has a highly productive workforce, attracting major business investments.

St. James Parish

A charming parish with riverfront developments between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

St. John Parish

In the heart of Louisiana’s sugarcane industry and close to a major transportation corridor, St. John served as a staging ground for recovery operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

St. Tammany Parish

With superb schools and low business costs, St. Tammany has continued to be a destination of choice for businesses in the years following Hurricane Katrina.

Tangipahoa Parish

Close to many transportation arteries in the region, Tangipahoa has focused on development and emergency planning post-storm.

Washington Parish

In the midst of economic growth, Washington Parish has managed to retain its traditional community spirit and easygoing lifestyle. It’s one of the most scenic rural parishes in the state.

This project brought to you by Greater New Orleans Inc.