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Downtown Baton Rouge

Downtown Baton Rouge

Darius Montrel Ellis

Baton Rouge Facts:
- French for "Red Stick", a marking left of a tree by local indians
- State capitol of Louisiana
- Located on the Mississippi River
- Home of LSU and Southern University
- Industries include petro-chemical, paper, shipping, health care
- Interstate highways 10 and 12 pass through town
- In East Baton Rouge Parish (Louisiana has parishes instead of counties)
- 2002 estimated population is about 227,000 people, the parish has about 412,000
- The city is approximately 76 square miles, the county is about 472 square miles
- Furthest inland deep-water port on the Mississippi River

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