Central, LA Homes for Sale

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Central, LA was incorporated as a city on July 11, 2005. With a population of almost 27,000 residents, Central has become the second largest city in East Baton Rouge Parish.  Central, located just north of Baton Rouge, is in close proximity to the major interstates, airport, hospitals and only a short drive to a wide variety of restaurants, shopping malls, parks and more! Central is a very family-oriented community. Central is the up and coming city, with a steady growth in both residential and commercial real estate. If you are looking to make the move into Central, I can help you!  I am a long time resident of Central, and it is my primary area of real estate.  Feel free to browse available homes for sale in Central here.

Central Community School System

Ranked 2nd in District Performance

Central Community School System is made up of 5 schools:

  • Bellingrath Hills Elementary (Pre-K & Kindergarten)
  • Tanglewood Elementary (Grades 1-2)
  • Central Intermediate (Grades 3-5)
  • Central Middle (Grades 6-8)
  • Central High (Grades 9-12)

Each school has worked hard to achieve the highest standards of education that our community sought to attain. Central Community School System is ranked 2nd in district performance out of 72 districts. For more information, please visit the Central Community School System website.

Central is also home to several child care centers, Pre-schools and alternative schools.

Daycare centers in Central include:

  • Lil Wildcats
  • Fundamentals
  • Imagination Station
  • Central Early Learning Center

…and more.

Other schools in Central are:

  • Central Private School
  • St. Alphonsus Catholic School
  • Galilee Baptist Academy
  • Zoar Baptist PreSchool/Parents Day Out



Dining, Shopping and Recreation

A Family-Oriented Community

Central is a very family-oriented community. Whether you are looking for a restaurant to have dinner at or something fun to do with the kids, you won’t have to go far. When you have time for a nice sit-down meal, Sammy’s or Cafe Phoenicia are just a few options. Some of the restaurants here in Central, such as Las Palmas and Coaches Grill, have kids nights with free or discounted kids meals, karaoke, .  For a quick bite to eat, Central Buffet and Johnny’s Pizza are favorable.

Wanting to get out of the house??  Central has several BREC/sports parks, a splash pad (at Jackson Park), the Blackwater Conservation Park and more.  Central also hosts a few annual family-friendly events such as Cookin’ for Central, Easter Egg hunts, Pumpkin Patches, Christmas parades & tree lighting and more.

#shoplocal If you’re looking for specialty/boutique stores to shop for home decor, clothing, jewelry, accessories and more, Central is home to many local shops such as Bombshell Boutique, Southern Charm, Lancaster House, Grace Kellie Boutique, Hazel & Bliss Boutique and many more.


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