The City of Sulphur, Louisiana

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CITY OF SULPHUR - HISTORY

The City of Sulphur, Louisiana, named for the chemical and mining industry that helped establish Calcasieu Parish in the late 1800’s, is the 13th largest city in Louisiana with a population of nearly 22,000. Sulphur, Louisiana is referred to as “the pride of Southwest Louisiana”, drawing that slogan from citizens who take pride in their heritage, as well as the future of Sulphur.

Also known as the Gateway to the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road, Sulphur LA is a city that has seen considerable growth over the past few years.

There is a particular magic in the city of Sulphur, Louisiana, which offers its visitors a memorable and enjoyable stay. Recent host to the nation as the site for the Dixie Boys Super World Series, the city features world-class sporting facilities, delicious and authentic restaurants and exciting and beautiful points of interest.

Festivals such as the Sulphur Heritage Days Festival, Carlyss Bon Ton Festival and the Cal-Cam Fair draw visitors from throughout the state and the nation. Each Christmas, Sulphur also hosts the Kiwanis Christmas Balloons Parade, which is the only balloons parade in the state!

SWLA Convention & Visitors Bureau


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