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This city lies about 75 miles (121 kilometers) southeast of Louisiana's capital, Baton Rouge. New Orleans is also 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of Lacombe.
At last count, the population of this area of Eastern Louisiana was 340,000.
Whether you fancy yourself a scholarly type or you simply want to discover a bit more about the region's long history of learning, Tulane University is sure to inspire and enlighten. Want some more ideas? Do you have a curious streak? Loving figuring out how things get made? Take a tour of Mardi Gras World and see firsthand what goes into making their products from beginning to end. But that's not all there is. Leave the history books! Allow the past to come to life at National World War II Museum.