Bayou Plaquemine Brule

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Bayou Plaquemine Brule (/ˈplækɨmɪn ˈbrli/; historically spelled Plakemines;[1] translated to "burnt persimmon bayou")[2] is a waterway in the Mermentau River basin of south Louisiana. The bayou is 58 miles (93 km) long[3] and is navigable for 19 miles (31 km) of its lower course.[4]

Map of the Mermentau River watershed showing the Mermantau River and its 4 largest tributaries (from left to right) Bayou Nezpique, Bayou des Cannes, Bayou Plaquemine Brule, and Bayou Queue de Tortue

One of the first settlers of the area was Michel Comeau.[5]

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