Business View Civil & Municipal | Volume 2, Issue 8

114 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 2, ISSUE 8 AT A GLANCE THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA WHAT: A beautiful, progressive bayou city; population approx. 17,000 WHERE: Lafourche Parish, Louisiana WEBSITE: S itting pretty along the banks of Bayou Lafourche, the charming City of Thibodaux, Louisiana is replete with beautiful monuments recognizing its rich heritage and inviting, lush parks for the nature lover in all of us. As the parish seat of Lafourche Parish, this vibrant community of around 17,000 friendly folks is a hub of local government and commerce and the proud home of Nicholls State University. Mayor of Thibodaux, Tommy Eschete, reports, “Thibodaux is still reliant on the industry that surrounds Greater New Orleans and Baton Rouge. But the people who live in Thibodaux, although they might drive 45 minutes to an hour to work, want to reside here. We use that old cliché of it being a bedroom community – and it is somewhat – except for the fact that we have a Thibodaux, Southern hospitality at its finest Louisiana