City of Zachary



Zachary is considered a leader regarding the quality of life, social and educational opportunities, and many amenities. The economical and convenient advantages make it a great place to live and raise a family. Zachary is known throughout the state and region for our number-one ranked community schools since 2005, top-notch sports facilities, and state-of-the-art medical facilities.

With a population of nearly twenty thousand people, Zachary serves as the #1 city for families in the Baton Rouge region, combining the charm of small city living with the convenience of the capital city of Baton Rouge. Compassionate medical care is available in our city, with facilities like Lane Regional Medical Center and Ochsner’s Health Center to meet your health needs.

Baton Rouge Airport (BTR) is only a 15-minute drive from Zachary! Also known for low crime rates and affluent residents, living in Zachary means living with safety, security, and comfort, offering residents a suburban rural mixed feel.

If you want something to do, Zachary hosts numerous fun events yearly! From sporting events, concerts, holiday celebrations, festivals, and visits to the farmer’s market, there’s fun to be had here for the whole family.