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Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana, making it one of the South's major cultural and industrial hubs. Located on the Mississippi River about 80 miles northwest of New Orleans, the "Capital City" has a long, storied history that can be traced back to 3,000 B.C. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the South, homes for rent in Baton Rouge are attractive, affordable and, overall, a wise investment for those looking to settle in the South. 

Interesting Facts About Baton Rouge

  • The port of Baton Rouge is the ninth largest port in the U.S.
  • Europeans began settling in the region in 1719. Baton Rouge was first established as a French military post, and became incorporated as a city in 1817. In 1849, Baton Rouge was made the capital of Louisiana.
  • The largest industry in Baton Rouge is petrochemical production and manufacturing. The capital is home to ExxonMobil, which lays claim to the second-biggest oil refinery in the U.S. and among the 10th largest in the world.

Useful Baton Rouge Resources for New Renters

  • The City of Baton Rouge official website provides details on all of the municipality's civil departments.
  • Visit Baton Rouge operates a website showcasing the many historical, cultural and educational sites worth visiting in the city.
  • The Advocate covers all Baton Rouge news, sports and arts events in its online edition

Things to Do in Baton Rouge

As the state capital, Baton Rouge merges state politics with booming industry and a growing arts scene, making it one of the most eclectic cities in the South. New renters may enjoy exploring the city's theater community, including the Manship Theatre and the Baton Rouge Little, or taking a trip to the Baton Rouge Zoo. Baton Rouge is also known for its Riverboat Casinos, which offer plenty of gaming opportunities in the middle of the Mississippi River. Because of its rich history, the capital is also home to a number of historical venues, such as the Old State Capital and Magnolia Mound Plantation, which is one of the oldest wooden buildings in Louisiana. 

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The High Grove

The High Grove

Baton Rouge, LA 70836 (6.23 miles)

Price: From $1,450

(225) 224-3987

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Camden Lake

Camden Lake

Baton Rouge, LA 70816 (8.85 miles)

Price: $850-$1,130

(225) 754-4714

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Bristol Place

Bristol Place

Baton Rouge, LA 70809 (6.88 miles)

Price: $855-$1,551

(225) 341-7663

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Gated complex near Bluebonnet and Perkins

Gated complex near Bluebonnet and Perkins

Baton Rouge, LA 70809 (6.80 miles) (#1268969)

Price: $1,100

(866) 937-1410

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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AVAILABLE December !! THE RESERVE AT CEDAR LODGE

AVAILABLE December !! THE RESERVE AT CEDAR LODGE

Baton Rouge, LA 70809 (7.24 miles) (#1199920)

Price: $900

(877) 470-6784

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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2454 Brightside Dr.

2454 Brightside Dr.

Baton Rouge, LA 70820 (5.64 miles) (#1458471)

Price: $1,200

(877) 239-5947

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

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2 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE AVAILABLE NOW ! MUST SEE!

2 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE AVAILABLE NOW ! MUST SEE!

Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (2.00 miles) (#1420967)

Price: $795

(877) 852-1981

Beds: 2, Baths: 1½

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House with Pool and Workshop in Lakeland, LA

House with Pool and Workshop in Lakeland, LA

Lakeland, LA 70752 (17.98 miles) (#1588483)

Price: $1,750

(888) 694-5906

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Old Jefferson Subdivision

Old Jefferson Subdivision

Baton Rouge, LA 70817 (9.45 miles) (#1364283)

Price: $1,200

(888) 293-9525

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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LSU Students!

LSU Students!

Baton Rouge, LA 70808 (3.64 miles) (#1311104)

Price: $900

(866) 933-4066

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Beautiful Two Story Home

Beautiful Two Story Home

Prairieville, LA 70769 (12.84 miles) (#1491911)

Price: $2,000

(877) 641-8213

Beds: 4, Baths: 2½

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Cross Bough condo

Cross Bough condo

Baton Rouge, LA 70809 (5.81 miles) (#849686)

Price: $1,100

(866) 937-0592

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Three bedroom in quiet neighborhood

Three bedroom in quiet neighborhood

Baton Rouge, LA 70810 (7.99 miles) (#1533757)

Price: $1,100

(866) 937-0993

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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1 BEDROOM AVAILABLE NOW ! MUST SEE!

1 BEDROOM AVAILABLE NOW ! MUST SEE!

Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (0.38 miles) (#1608179)

Price: $650

(855) 283-6679

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Must See 3 bedroom house off Essen!

Must See 3 bedroom house off Essen!

Baton Rouge, LA 70809 (3.83 miles) (#1431098)

Price: $1,250

(877) 529-0707

Beds: 3, Baths: 1½

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Southpoint Subdivision in Denham Springs

Southpoint Subdivision in Denham Springs

Denham Springs, LA 70726 (16.19 miles) (#1411530)

Price: $1,200

(877) 731-0448

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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1 Bedroom by LSU!

1 Bedroom by LSU!

Baton Rouge, LA 70820 (4.28 miles) (#1376568)

Price: $825

(877) 892-8598

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Condo off of Governement and Claycutt

Condo off of Governement and Claycutt

Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (0.74 miles) (#992481)

Price: $700

(877) 580-5978

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

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Three bedroom townhome near Coursey Blvd/Stumberg

Three bedroom townhome near Coursey Blvd/Stumberg

Baton Rouge, LA 70816 (7.33 miles) (#1530683)

Price: $1,200

(877) 237-3908

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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2 BEDROOM UPSTIRS CONDO AVAILABLE NOW

2 BEDROOM UPSTIRS CONDO AVAILABLE NOW

Baton Rouge, LA 70809 (5.20 miles) (#1384423)

Price: $900

(866) 936-4566

Beds: 2, Baths: 2½

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17357 W. Cherry Creek Dr.

17357 W. Cherry Creek Dr.

Prairieville, LA 70769 (16.80 miles) (#1599945)

Price: $1,800

(866) 317-8043

Beds: 4, Baths: 2½

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Willow Bend Lake Apartment Homes

Willow Bend Lake Apartment Homes

Baton Rouge, LA 70816 (5.97 miles)

Price: $690-$899

(225) 754-4674

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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2 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE OFF COURSEY

2 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE OFF COURSEY

Baton Rouge, LA 70816 (7.50 miles) (#1577552)

Price: $825

(855) 630-2830

Beds: 2, Baths: 2½

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