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Morgan-City is a small town located in St. Martin and St. Mary parishes in southeastern Louisiana near the Gulf Coast. As of the 2000 census, the population was 12,703 residents. The city has a slogan that says it is right in the middle of everywhere. New Orleans is 70 miles west of Morgan City, Baton Rouge is 60 miles south and Lafayette is 60 miles east. Morgan City is know for its excellent fishing and its fine Cajun cuisine. Its also considered the gateway to the Gulf of Mexico shrimping and oil industries. Morgan Citys Main Street Program was officially recognized in 1997, and combined with the nine-block historic district, it now encompasses a 19- block area of the city. Restaurants in the area serve Cajun and Creole specialties such as crawfish, gateau syrup cakes, sweet dough pies and bread puddings, and other dishes unique to the area. The quaint town of Breaux Bridge is nearby and offers a downtown filled with art galleries, shops and cafes. Breaux Bridge is host to an annual Crawfish Festival, which is recognized as one of the state¢s biggest and finest special events.

Surrounding areas: Thibodaux, Louisiana (23.1 mi), Donaldsonville, Louisiana (29.8 mi), Houma, Louisiana (30.3 mi)

Morgan City Vacation Rentals

Morgan City Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Best Western Inn And Suites Of Morgan City1011 Brashear AveMorgan City, LA (985) 385-9175
Comfort Inn & Suites610 Dr M L King BlvdMorgan City, LA (985) 300-0035
Days Inn Morgan City7408 Hwy 182 EastMorgan City, LA (985) 384-5750
Holiday Inn520 Roderick StMorgan City, LA (985) 385-2200
Howard Johnson201 Canal BlvdThibodaux, LA23.4 mi.(985) 447-9071
Howard Johnsons Lodge201 N Canal BlvdThibodaux, LA23.5 mi.(985) 447-9071
Ramada Inn400 E First StThibodaux, LA23.6 mi.(985) 446-0561
Best Western Houma Inn117 Linda Ann AveGray, LA24.6 mi.(985) 580-4300
Holiday Inn Houma1800 Martin Luther KingHouma, LA26.8 mi.(985) 879-7575
Hampton Inn1728 Martin Luther King BlvdHouma, LA26.9 mi.(985) 873-3140
Quality Hotel Houma210 S Hollywood RdHouma, LA27.3 mi.(985) 868-5851
Fairfield Inn Houma1530 Martin Luther King BlvdHouma, LA27.5 mi.(985) 580-1050
Ramada Inn1400 W Tunnel BlvdHouma, LA27.7 mi.(985) 879-4871
La Quinta Inns & Suites Houma189 Synergy Center BlvdHouma, LA29.3 mi.(985) 879-1646
Plantation Inn Houma1381 West Tunl BLVHouma, LA29.3 mi.(985) 868-0500
Red Carpet Inn2115 Byu Black DrHouma, LA29.3 mi.(985) 876-4160

Morgan City Weather & Climate

Southeast Louisiana, near the Gulf Coast, has a warm year round climate with hot, humid summers and mild winters. Semi-tropical conditions prevail in most areas of the state, but especially in southeast Louisiana, which is greatly influenced by the Gulf of Mexico. This region experiences over 180 days of sunshine annually and abundant rainfall. Snow and ice are rarities in Louisiana. During the summer and fall, tropical storms and hurricanes frequently batter the state, especially along the coast, and can cause severe flooding.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 60°F 43°F 5.81 in. -
February 63°F 45°F 4.39 in. -
March 69°F 52°F 4.70 in. -
April 75°F 59°F 4.22 in. -
May 82°F 66°F 5.38 in. -
June 86°F 72°F 5.81 in. -
July 88°F 74°F 7.60 in. -
August 88°F 74°F 7.40 in. -
September 85°F 70°F 6.49 in. -
October 78°F 61°F 3.66 in. -
November 70°F 52°F 5.07 in. -
December 63°F 45°F 4.95 in. -

Morgan City Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Acadiana Regional airport (ARA) located about 47 miles northwest of Morgan City in New Iberia, Louisiana, Baton Rouge Metro Ryan Field (BTR) located approximately 57 miles north of Morgan City in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International airport (MSY) located roughly 59 miles east of Morgan City in New Orleans, Louisiana, and finally the Lafayette Regional airport (LFT) located around 59 miles northwest of Morgan City in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Morgan City Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Celebration StationBaton RougeLA51.9 mi.
Dixie Landin'Baton RougeLA51.9 mi.
Celebration StationMetairieLA62.0 mi.
City Park Carousel GardensNew OrleansLA69.2 mi.
Six Flags New OrleansNew OrleansLA69.2 mi.
Water Parks
Waterland U.S.A.HoumaLA29.3 mi.
Blue Bayou Water ParkBaton RougeLA51.9 mi.
Golf Courses
Crooked Hollow Golf ClubGreenwoodLA18.4 mi.
Bayouside Golf ClubNapoleonvilleLA19.5 mi.
Broken Pine Golf & Country ClubFranklinLA19.5 mi.
Colonial Acres Golf CourseHoumaLA29.9 mi.
Southern Oaks Golf ClubHoumaLA29.9 mi.
State Parks
Cypremort Point State ParkLA39.5 mi. 
LSU Museum of Natural ScienceBaton RougeLA51.9 mi.(Science)
Zoos and Aquariums
Greater Baton Rouge ZooBaton RougeLA51.9 mi.
Aquarium of the AmericasNew OrleansLA69.2 mi.
Audubon Park and Zoological GardenNew OrleansLA69.2 mi.

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