River Parishes Hospital is located just 12 miles outside of the Greater New Orleans area in LaPlace, LA. LaPlace is a fast growing community of 55,000 residents. Growth is the key word. The LaPlace community is home to numerous petrochemical/industrial plants undergoing major expansions as well as extremely rapid growth in the residential and commercial sector of the community. We are bridging Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The River Region is rich with historical sites, outdoor sporting opportunities as well as the famous New Orleans cuisine.