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Island Trace community is conveniently located off of I-55 in the prominent west side of Ponchatoula – just outside of Hammond and right in between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. With easy access to the interstates, this community is the perfect location for anyone who would like to live in a suburban area that has green space, a pond, and many other amenities for all of its residents and guests to enjoy. With a variety of floor plans, homesites, and amenities to choose from, Island Trace offers quality homes at affordable prices. This beautiful residential area, teamed with DSLD’s quality built and well-designed homes, makes it the perfect location for your next home. The City of Ponchatoula, originally a logging camp, had no name and only one road connected it with Wadesboro, the river shipping point. Hundreds of years ago, virgin pine, cypress and oak trees were cut and hauled by ox teams to Wadesboro Rd. to be hand-hewn into pickets, shingles, barrel staves, sills, and mast poles for sailing vessels. As a result, homes built in Island Trace are surrounded by an abundance of tall pine trees stemming from this time. Ideally located in the heart of southeast Louisiana, the City of Ponchatoula is now known as America's Antique City. You may never want to leave home, but if you do, you are close to shopping and dining in Hammond and are only a half a mile away from Downtown Ponchatoula, where there are more than 40 antique and collectible shops within an eight-block area. The existence of many historic brick buildings, which appear almost exactly as they did a century ago, adds to the antique feel of the area. You’ll also be just a short drive away from visiting a reconditioned train mail car filled with craft dealers, the Collinswood Museum, and a Children’s Museum a number of restaurants, a restored locomotive engine and a live alligator! The population of Ponchatoula and the surrounding area has increased greatly over the past three decades, but the com...