About Bayou Pigeon, Louisiana
Bayou Pigeon, Louisiana, is a small unincorporated village located near the southern tip of Iberville Parish, in the state of Louisiana, and in the great country of the U.S.A. It is found on the eastern edge of the Atchafalaya River Basin and is part of the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area.
The climate of Bayou Pigeon is mild with less than three months of winter. Annual rainfall is approximately 60 inches. The cypress/tupelo swamp is abounding in Spanish moss and wild game.
The story of Bayou Pigeon begins with the history of the modern Atchafalaya River Basin starting from the third decade of the 19th century, i.e. the 1830’s until present day.
Bayou Pigeon is best known for its Cajun culture and the life ways of the local residents. How they are directly related to the natural resources of the Atchafalaya River Basin; fishing, crawfishing, trapping and hunting.