City of Zachary





Zachary is considered a leader regarding its quality of life, its social and educational opportunities and its many amenities.  The economic and convenience 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, top notch sports facilities, and state of the art medical facilities.

With a population of nearly eighteen 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 readily available in our city, with facilities such as Lane Regional Medical Center and Oschner’s Health Center to meet all of your health needs. 

The Baton Rouge Airport is only a 15 minute drive from Zachary!  Also known for low crime rates and affluent residents, living in Zachary means living with a feeling of safety, security, and comfort.  Around town, you’ll notice many historic buildings, homes and other structures that truly highlights our heritage. 

If you are looking for something to do, Zachary hosts numerous fun events throughout the year! 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.