Travel Louisiana: Travel to Amite, Louisiana
Filed Under: Lifestyle, US | Posted: 03/10/2012 at 1:14PM
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Amite, Louisiana has a long history as it was incorporated in 1861. It is located in the center of Tangipahoa Parish and it is the parish seat. This city remains quite popular for its oyster industry. The oyster industry in Amite dates back to 1949. This is the home of the annual Oyster Festival which takes place every March. Amite is also the home of the Tangipahoa Parish Fair.
You and your guests can explore the art, history and culture of this city and parish at the Amite City Museum. Hotels and motels are conveniently located nearby for lodging and they offer excellent accommodations. The local people of Amite are quite friendly and welcoming to visitors. You family will enjoy dining in the restaurants that serve a variety of cuisine that includes Italian, American, Chinese, and more. Enjoy your stay in Amite, Louisiana.