Amelia is a census-designated place in St. Mary Parish, hosting around 2.500 people. Amelia is the hub for gas and oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico and inland waters. Much of the marine fabrication for offshore rigs, platforms, and pipelines is performed in the Amelia, Morgan City, and Houma areas. Amelia is also a major location for the fabrication, repair, and maintenance of offshore supply vessels and crew boats.
What makes St. Mary Parish special is its festivals, many of them taking place in nearby Morgan city. The unique mix of business and pleasure sets the area apart from anywhere in the world!
Amelia is connected to the rest of the USA via US-90 and LA-70. There's a 24/7 taxi service in the area. The closest commercial airport to Amelia is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. You can learn more about the airport and the routes it covers here.
Amelia has one school - J.S.Aucoin Elementary School which is rated above average in school quality, compared to other Louisiana schools. Students are making above average academic improvement.J.S Aucoin Elementary School has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students, and students perform above average on state tests.