Business Climate

St. Landry Parish is located in Central Southwest Louisiana, and is part of the Greater Acadiana Region.
Transportation access and infrastructure are key assets.  St. Landry Parish is situated at the crossroads of State Highway 190 West and Interstate 49 North/South and in the proximity to Interstate 10, Opelousas's location is among one of its greatest features.
St. Landry has a business community ranging from the leading agricultural parish in the state, making it also the most diversified, to an advanced Healthcare industry to vibrant entrepreneurial ventures, which highlights the diverse economic base that's growing here.
The Acadiana Region is a magnet for labor.  The diversity of industries and training opportunities provide an ample supply of employees with positive work attitudes and a range of skills and experience for new and expanding companies.
St. Landry's numerous accolades in business and quality of life further illustrate the parish's strength and assets, and bear testament to its dedication to fostering an economic development where innovation, prosperity and growth are the norm.