Introduction to Pineville, Louisiana
Pineville, Louisiana is 79 miles N of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center) and 169 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is in Rapides county. The city is part of the Alexandria metro area. The population of Pineville is 13,829.
The city of Pineville is in Rapides Parish, in the Alexandria metro area. The city is located in the geographic center of the state. Pineville is almost 275 years old. Prior to the arrival of the white settlers, the area was occupied by the Native Americans. Construction of building started in the area in the 1700s.
Pineville and nearby Attractions
- Old Courthouse Museum
- Marksville State Historic Site
- Chicot State Park
- Kate Chopin House
- Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
Things To Do In Pineville
While staying in Pineville, tourist can visit the Chicot State Park. It is also worth taking a look around the Marksville State Historic Site. The Sabine National Wildlife Refuge is also a popular tourist destination. Tourists can also visit the Kate Chopin House and the Old Courthouse Museum.
Air transport facilities are available at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
Pineville Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Northwestern State University, Louisiana State University, Louisiana Technical College, and Nicholls State University.