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Maurepas is an unincorporated community in the south/southwestern area of Livingston Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is also known as Head of Island or Whitehall to local residents. It is surrounded by Lake Maurepas, Bayou Pierre, the Amite River, Blind River, and Petite River. Another waterway located adjacent to Maurepas, is the Amite River Diversion Canal, which has quickly become a desirable residential area due to the water access. The area of Maurepas is located along the Livingston Parish/Ascension Parish line. There are multiple restaurants, boat launch facilities, and small stores which helps residents from having to travel a far distance to buy supplies.
The area has one school, Maurepas High School, which ranges in grades from PK-12. There are also a small number of churches in the area.
The churches include St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church, Maurepas Baptist Church, and Word of Life.
Maurepas has no redlights; only stop signs.
The local residents of Maurepas are divided by two grocery stores. Hoover's and Whitehall Grocery (Of the original two stores, Hoover's was eventually shut down and sold to Best Stop Quick Mart). Dollar General and Whitehall Grocery are now the only grocers in town.
The local school, Maurepas High School, is a Class B school. The athletic system at the school include Track, Cross Country, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, and Cheering. The Clubs include Jr Beta, 4-H, Art, Beta, FCA, FFA, 4-H High School, and Library Club.
Maurepas High School won a Bronze Star School by U.S. News & World Report.
Maurepas High School won 'Best High School' in 2014 and won the Bronze National Rank.
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