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There are 510 USDA backed residential loans in Saint Charles parish with an average loan balance of $152,914. Over 86% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 36 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $155,553. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,562 SqFt.

The size of Saint Charles Parish is roughly 1,062 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this parish. The influence score for Saint Charles Parish is 1. Look below for the interactive parish level map illustration below for more details.

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Almedia   •   *Ama   •   *Bayou Gauche   •   *Boutte   •   Camardelle   •   Chaudiere Casse   •   *Des Allemands   •   *Destrehan   •   Dufresne   •   Ellington   •   Frellsen   •   Good Hope   •   *Hahnville   •   *Killona   •   La Branche   •   *Luling   •   Mimosa Park   •   *Montz   •   *New Sarpy   •   *Norco   •   *Paradis   •   *Saint Rose   •   Salix   •   Sellers   •   Tabatiere Perdue   •   *Taft   •   Vallier   •   Waterford

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Saint Charles Parish.

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Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana
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Saint Charles Parish is located in the southeastern part of Louisiana, along the banks of the Mississippi River. Established in 1807, the parish was named in honor of Saint Charles Borromeo, an Italian cardinal from the 16th century. The region comprises a total area of 411 square miles, including both land and water.

Saint Charles Parish has a rich history that predates its official establishment. The area was initially inhabited by Native American groups, particularly the Tchoupitoulas and the Houma tribes. European settlement began in the early 18th century with the French, who began to establish their presence along the Mississippi River.

Control of the region changed hands between the French, Spanish, and British over the course of the 18th century, as it was considered a strategic vantage point due to its location along the river. Ultimately, it became a part of the United States through the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, and Saint Charles Parish was formally established four years later.

Over the years, Saint Charles Parish has seen a range of industries thrive within its borders. Sugar cane production has been particularly significant, with many plantations established during the 19th century. Today, the region is also known for its petrochemical industry and various other manufacturing operations.

One fun fact about Saint Charles Parish is its long-standing tradition of celebrating the "Bonfires on the Levee" on Christmas Eve. This unique event features large, carefully built bonfires that light up the Mississippi River levees in a festive and striking way. The tradition is believed to have originated from early French settlers and has continued for centuries as a way for residents to celebrate the holiday season together.

Overall, Saint Charles Parish is an area with a rich history that blends the influences of Native American, European, and African cultures. It holds a unique place in the tapestry of Louisiana's past and continues to celebrate its customs and traditions today.

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