It began as a sugar cane plantation in the late 18th Century, and a town later developed after a saloon and general store were opened.
Today, Jeanerette is known for its deep South history, plantation, and Civil War heritage.
People Born in Jeanerette
Jeanerette in People's Lives
Jude Law: I traveled here in 2005 to film scenes of the movie All the King's Men. We filmed at Albania Plantation.