The Lion's Roar

Implications of City of St. George

A sign on Siegan Lane near I-10 in Baton Rouge encouraged voters to pass the proposal for the City of St. George on Oct. 12. The proposal passed with 54% of voters supporting the new city.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2019

A group of residents in East Baton Rouge Parish voted to create their own city that would be separate from Baton Rouge. The proposed city, called St. George, passed with a 54 % of the vote on Oct. 12. Once incorporated, the city will surpass Lake Charles as the fifth largest city in Louisiana. Peter...