Some of the most beautiful homes are located in Baton Rouge. Situated on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge represents the best of Louisiana's vibrant culture. The state capital, Baton Rouge is a thriving city that is home to both LSU and Southern University and numerous businesses and industrial facilities. Known for its great people, its unique food and its lively music, Baton Rouge, also known as Red Stick, has something for everyone. Homes priced from $100,000 to $150,000.