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Tammany Parish 

The oldest community in St. Tammany Parish, the historic and cultured small townwas founded initially as a weekend getaway for well-to-do New Orleanians. Now a cultured and beautiful city, the community continues to be popular with families due to its outstanding schools and safe streets. Mandeville features a walkable downtown, and the only beach access along the shore of Lake Pontchartrain.

The average listing price of a home in Mandeville is $316,128, and the town is very popular for young families due to the excellent school system. With walkable streets and safe neighborhoods, many families are willing to pay a little more to live here.

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Arts & Culture

Mandeville is developing a robust art scene and has some of the best music venues in the area. Ruby's Roadhouse is a concert hall that's been putting on excellent shows for a quarter century, and is known as a launching ground for talented local artists. Other venues, like the Dew Drop Jazz and Social Hall and the North Star Theater, are also great places to see both local acts and visiting artists.

Corks n' Canvas is a popular local attraction where residents are invited to bring their favorite bottle of wine and enjoy step-by-step instruction from experienced and enthusiastic local artists.

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Mandeville has a great collection of local haunts like The Barley Oak, The Wine Loft, Don'z on the Lake, Red Barn Pub and Rookies Sports Cafe, which can provide a quiet night out or a wild evening watching your favorite sports team, depending on the mood you're in. The bars don't stay open until dawn, but they provide more than you'll need for a great night out with friends.

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If you love the outdoors, you'll love Mandeville. The town is the home of Fontainebleau State Park, a 2,800-acre green space located on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. The park is beloved by outdoor and exercise enthusiasts alike.

For those who feel more at home on the water, the Mandeville Fishing Pier is a popular place to cast a line into the waters of Lake Pontchartrain.

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Mandeville has a low crime rate and is known for its family-friendly atmosphere. There is an active community-watch program and neighbors take pride in looking out for one another.

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The schools are perhaps Mandeville's biggest appeal for residents. The town's school system is known as one of the best in the state. Both high schools have had National Merit Semi-finalists, and almost all graduates from the two schools will go on to four-year colleges or universities. Another high school, Lakeshore High, was just built with a brand new, state-of-the-art campus and is growing quickly.

For private schools, Our Lady of the Lake School is a co-ed, Catholic feeder school that prepares K-7th graders for Catholic High Schools in the area. The school stresses technology as a key learning tool and tuition is just over $4,000.

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While Mandeville is well known as a commuter town, it is also a very walkable place to live, with a centrally-located downtown area with many coffee shops, restaurants and grocery stores. Depending on the neighborhood you live in, it shouldn't be too difficult to find most amenities in a short walk, though most residents do have cars.

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