Finding Apartments for Rent in Denham Springs, LA
If you are looking for the right blend of suburbia and rural, Denham Springs, Louisiana is the place for you. Nestled just to the east of Baton Rouge, through Central City and across the Magnolia Bridge in Livingston Parish, Denham has the charm of a small, country town and the sophisticated city life that attracts those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of Baton Rouge. So whether you are a country mouse or a city mouse, Denham Springs, Louisiana has something for you.
Top Neighborhoods in Denham Springs, LA
This list of top neighborhoods in Denham Springs focuses on safety and property value. These areas are the best neighborhoods to live in unless you are looking for a more rural setting. In that case you can easily find farm land and acreage outside of the city limits. But if you are looking for an apartment in Denham Springs, then these are the areas you want to check out first.
- Route 1032/Pete’s Highway
- Juban Road/Forrest Delatte Road
- Juban Road/Pete’s Highway
- South Range Avenue/Florida Boulevard
- City Center
Cultural Attractions in Denham Springs, LA
The City of Denham Springs Cultural District is one of the state recognized cultural landmarks in Louisiana. Old City Hall, located in the downtown historic district on Mattie Street, hosts most of the city’s cultural exhibits and special shows. The building itself was built in the late 1930s. In late 1940, it was opened to the public for tours. It was the first city hall in Denham. Before it was constructed, mayors and other official worked out of their own homes and did not have any offices. The building housed the police headquarters, courtroom, jail, town hall, town council chambers, a library and the mayor’s office. It is now a protected historical landmark.
The Denham Springs Historic Preservation Commission hosts many cultural events throughout Denham Springs. Any city in Louisiana is going to be steeped in culture and history and Denham Springs is no different. The Antiques Village hosts many events as well, but the village itself is a landmark. The streets are lined with antique stores and shoppers can park and walk around seeking treasures from days gone by.
Denham Springs is also home to several festivals and parades including the Spring Festival, Fall Festival, Denham Springs Christmas Parade and Mardi Gras Parade. Pioneer Day is another popular event. Craftsmen and artisans don period dress as they revert to the old west. Visitors can enjoy old west equipment and tool exhibits as well as demonstrations on how they were used. It is like stepping back in time.
Shopping in Denham Springs, LA
Denham Springs has all the modern shopping centers and boutiques that larger cities have. There is an ample supply of grocery stores, specialty stores, clothing stores and mass merchandisers like Wal-Mart. But Denham offers one shopping experience that sets it apart from many other towns in the area. The Historic District and Antique Mall in an antique community that hosts shops offering unique gifts, art, handmade jewelry, collectibles, antiques and much more. People come from all over for the opportunity to visit these shops.
There are plenty of mainstream stores and even some gift shops, but it’s the Antique Mall that really draws the crowd. Shopping in Louisiana is an art form – and Denham has it perfected.
Dining in Denham Springs, LA
If you’re hungry, Denham Springs has plenty of offerings by way of restaurants. Diners can choose from fast food to sit down dinners and everything in between. You will encounter a wide range of restaurants including American food, Italian, Mexican and Asian. Feast on Cajun cuisine, fresh seafood and some of the best food that Louisiana has to offer. After all, that is one of the things that Louisiana is known for.
Many of the national fast food chains like Raising Cane’s, Subway and Waffle House have at least one restaurant in the city so you have plenty of choices. There is something for everyone in Denham Springs.
Nightlife in Denham Springs, LA
Dining and culture are fine during daylight hours, but many people want to know what happens when the sun goes down. With a population of 10,129 (United States Census 2012), you may be under the assumption that you would have to look elsewhere for entertaining night life. Not so! Denham Springs has some of the richest night life in the area. While there is a wide variety of clubs, Denham does offer some of the best and most popular country and western themed night clubs in the area.
You can relax with friends at one of the sports bars or dance the night away at a club. You can also pass a good time at one of the daiquiri bars or go to a fais do-do (a Cajun dance) at one of the sidewalk café bars. But if you want to venture into Louisiana’s capital city, Baton Rouge, you are only a short drive away.
Choosing to rent an apartment in Denham Springs will put all of this and more right at your fingertips. You get the small town vibe without having to sacrifice the big city conveniences. You can have peace of mind knowing you are in a safe area and you will soon find that the charm of this little town will draw you in and you’ll feel right at home.View Apartments in Denham Springs, Louisiana
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