The Morehouse Parish lifestyle. Convenient, Comfortable Living.
Making Economic Strides
Morehouse Parish possesses all thats needed for a healthy, active and safe lifestyle
Achieving Academic Success
We are growing!
Morehouse is becoming the solar and sustainable energy hub of Northeast Louisiana. See why industries are bringing their manufacturing to our parish!
SENIOR LIVING & HEALTHCARE
The Morehouse Parish lifestyle
Morehouse provides easy, independent living for active seniors alongside convenient access to medical care and wellness.
A healthy, active, & safe lifestyle
Scenic and outdoor recreation opportunities include hunting, fishing, water sports, camping and biking. Plus museums, fine shopping & festivals!
Have your event here!
Outdoor settings are available for beautiful weddings, family reunions, and corporate getaways
Morehouse Parish is quickly becoming the green energy hub of Northeast Louisiana
Morehouse Parish, Louisiana is well-positioned at the Louisiana-Arkansas border on the 4-lane U.S. Hwy. 165 near I-20. The parish offers the location advantages of a rural community adjacent to the Monroe metropolitan labor market area.
In 2013 International Paper donated the Bussey Brake Reservoir to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Since that time, numerous projects have taken place to return this reservoir to a premier fishing area in Northeast Louisiana. On July 15, 2020 the Bussey Brake Wildlife Management Area opened to the public.
2023 Chemin-A-Haut Run & Walk
When: October 21, 2023 Where: Bastrop, LA Details: • 4 Mile Trail | $25 | 8:30-11am • 1 Mile Walk | $25 | 8:30-11am The 2022 Chemin-A-Haut 4 Mile Trail…
2023 Morehouse May Madness
When: May 6, 2023 Where: Bastrop, LA Cost: FREE Morehouse May Madness is a street festival celebrating Morehouse Parish with the focus being on historic downtown Bastrop, LA. The festival…
MOREHOUSE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
was founded by community stakeholders as a non-profit organization in 1984 to focus on diversification of area business. The organization serves the City of Bastrop, Villages of Bonita, Collinston, Mer Rouge, Oak Ridge and communities of Log Cabin and Beekman. The organization is proactive in strategic planning for developing the economy of the parish through marketing of area resources. For assistance with your business ideas, expansion or relocation of you business please contact us.
Peoples of Bastrop, LLC
Morehouse BioEnergy, LLC
"Drax has benefited greatly from the support and committed leadership in Morehouse Parish. We are very pleased with our business and community partnerships and look forward to helping build the Morehouse Parish region as it continues to unlock its potential.”
- Matt White -
EVP, North America Operations, Drax
“Our workers and exceptional local support have been instrumental in the success of the Bastrop facility."
- Bill Bryant -
President DG Foods
“Bastrop is a great place with really good people.”
- William John -
John N John
Capital One Bank Building
Suite A 101 South Franklin St.
Bastrop, Louisiana 71220
MEDCO holds Annual meeting
The annual Morehouse Economic Development Corporation held it Annual Membership Meeting on September 30, 2020. CEO, Kay King…
Nikolle Dodaj of Roma Italian Bistro named Small Business of 2019 at Annual Luncheon
The Annual MEDCO Membership Luncheon was held on October 16th at the Snyder Museum and Creative Arts Center…