Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is a sprawling area consiting of Baton Rouge. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 802,484, up from 705,973 in 2000.

Comprising the northeastern portion of Acadiana and the western edge of the Florida Parishes regions, it is known as "Plantation Country", the "Capital Region", and "The 225" (a reference to its area code).

Baton Rouge is unusual because it has no major incorporated satellite cities, a rarity for a metropolitan area of its size.

Read more about Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area:  History, Parishes, Demographics, Combined Statistical Area

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