Shenandoah Suburb in Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge boasts many historic neighborhoods, some of them dating as far back as the 19th century. People visiting Baton Rouge can choose where they want to stay based on the distance from the CBD, good restaurants and their own neighborhood preferences. Among the most popular residential areas in Baton Rouge include Downtown (the Central Business Area), Spanish Town, Garden District, Beauregard Town, Old South Baton Rouge, Lakeshore, Brookstown, Mid-City, Melrose, Inniswold, Goodwood, Hundred Oaks Addition, Oak Hills Place, and Shenandoah, among many others.
Shenandoah is one of the larger suburban neighborhoods in Baton Rouge. It is located between Tiger Bend and South Harrell’s roads. The real estate here is mainly made up of medium-to-large single-family homes, as well as apartment complexes. Many homes in Shenandoah are established, having been built in between the 70’s and the 90’s. All streets in Shenandoah are named after battles and key figures in the Civil War (e.g. Chadsford, Harper’s Ferry). If you’re visiting Baton Rouge and would like to taste some of the region’s history, this is a pretty interesting neighborhood. Shenandoah is often considered a good choice for individuals looking for the executive lifestyle.
Education-wise, Shenandoah is served by East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools, with a large percentage of students going to the Shenandoah Elementary. Other notable schools in this side of town include the Parkview Elementary, and Wedgewood Elementary. A lot of high school students go to Woodlawn in Old Jefferson, but other suitable schools include Tara High and St. Michael the Archangel High. St. Michael is a private, catholic institution.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Library (EBRPL) in Shenandoah was established back in 1939 with second-hand books donated from the city. The library expanded quickly, getting a whopping 8 branches within its first 3 years. EBRPL has won a number of awards, and attracted national recognition over time. The library won the Modisette excellence award from the state Library Association. It also won the Coming Up Taller Award by the National Art and Humanities Youth Program. Today, the library boasts a main center, a total of 13 regional branches, and several bookmobiles. It employs a staff of over 540 employees, and has attracted over 300,000 registered borrowers.
If you’d love to catch a book or pass time on a lazy afternoon in Baton Rouge, there are many library branches in Shenandoah.
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How to get from Shenandoah to Taylor Theunissen, MD Plastic Surgery – Directions:
- Head southwest on Antioch Blvd toward Malvern Hill Ave
- Turn right onto Confederate Ave
- Turn right onto Tiger Bend Rd
- Continue onto LA-73 N
- Turn right onto US-61 N
- Use the left 2 lanes to turn slightly left toward LA-3246
- Use any lane to turn left at the 1st cross street onto LA-3246
- Turn right onto Interstate 10 W Access Rd (signs for I-10 W/Baton Rouge)
- Slight left to merge onto I-10 W
- Take exit 160 for LA-3064/Essen Ln
- Turn left onto LA-3064/Essen Ln (signs for Ol Ol Medical Center and College)
- Turn right onto Hennessy Blvd
- Turn left onto Dijon Dr