Demographics
  • Our population is 12,500

  • Land mass: 7 square miles

  • We have residential frontage along the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, marinas along the eastern boundary on Bayou Castine and a Fishing Pier over the lake in Sunset Point.

  • We have been named in Relocate America as one of the Top 100 Places to live with cool lake summer breezes and a perfect environment to raise a family.

  • We were founded by New Orleanean French gentleman Bernard deMandeville, who in the early 1800s became the richest teenager in the US upon the death of his father.

  • Like New Orleans, we have deep music roots in jazz heard at the historic Dew Drop, where concert events still occur.

  • Our Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge Spans 24 miles and is the longest bridge over water in the world connecting Mandeville to New Orleans.  

  • Mandeville is known for its spectacular sunrises and sunsets, filling the skies with vivid color  every season of the year. 

  • We are very much a friendly French architectural town still maintaining its Magna Villa (big farm) origin.

   

 

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