Welcome to Rayne, Louisiana

Frog Capital of the World & Louisiana's City of Murals

Things are really hopping in Rayne. This prairie town has it all. From friendly folks to mesmerizing murals, we’ve got plenty to rally around.

We encourage you to use this website to visually explore our town through our photo gallery, to learn about the many things to do and see in Rayne, and to stay abreast of what's happening in our hopping town. And if you have any questions, please give us a call at City Hall - 337 334 3121.

For a day or two, there's just so much to do — in Rayne. Stay for a day or a lifetime.

Download a copy of the History of Rayne.

 

  • In the 1900s, Rayne was a
    leading producer of eggs, sweet potatoes, cotton, and of course, frogs.
  • Rayne holds the all-time
    LA snowfall record - 24 inches
    on February 14 & 15, 1895.
  • Rayne once had a semi-pro
    black baseball team known
    as the Blue Eagles.
  • The Rayne high school six-man football team won the state championship in 1944.
  • In 1908, the town passed
    an ordinance requiring all
    property owners to put down
    plank sidewalks.
  • In 1946, the population of Rayne grew enough that the State Legislature declared
    it a city.
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