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Area 9 - Ascension Parish growth prompts new subdivisions
Special to The Advocate

Ascension Parish has been one of the fastest growing parishes in the state of Louisiana and, over the last several years, one of the fastest growing areas in the U.S.

Fueled by a diversified mix of private employers who have invested billions of dollars in the area, the combination of excellent public schools, a variety of housing to match any lifestyle, and a great business climate, residents and businesses enjoy working and living in a community with access to two nearby metro areas of Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

Some of the newest subdivisions in Area 9 include:

Prairie Oaks

Located one mile north of I-10 off La. 73, Prairie Oaks is a smaller community of single -family homes that features large sized lots. The location provides quick access to limitless dining, shopping, and entertainment options as well as high-performing Dutchtown schools.

Germany Oaks

Germany Oaks offers buyers spacious new homes in Prairieville that boast beautiful front elevations, open floor plans, back porches for entertaining, maintained green space, a stocked pond, mature oak trees, and a children’s playground.


Currently just breaking ground, Conway is a “walkable” premier lifestyle community set on 350 acres in Gonzales featuring 46 acres of lakes, parks, biking and walking trails, clubhouse, private pool, grocery store, restaurants, boutiques, fitness center, office space, and an open-air concert space.

The Hollows of Dutchtown Located off La. 73, amenities in this new subdivision located in Prairieville will include lakefront properties along three lakes, a community pool and clubhouse, walking trails , natural green areas, and sidewalks.

Dutchtown Meadows

Located in the heart of the Dutchtown School District, the decorative eave lighting on the finished houses makes  his neighborhood shine even at night. Developers offer numerous house plan designs and in the future the neighborhood will also have a community pool and lake for residents to enjoy.

See AREA 9, page 2F