The tranquil Ouachita River runs alongside the charming community, Sterlington. Its’ newly developing community has come a long way and continues to prosper. Sterlington has a beautiful recreation center and park. Sterlington also boosts new schools including a state of the art elementary school. This area is church rich and has community pride. Ouachita Christian School which is a private school is also on the outskirts of this bedroom community. Sterlington is also home to Frenchman’s bend and the golf course along with Black Bayou reserve. The Black Bayou reserve is beautifully kept and is the toast of the area with its piers and decks winding out into the bayou. There is a public boat ramp also in this area. Sterlington still has brand new masterplanned communities popping up. A new grocery store along with several new restaurants are available. This area also has miles of cotton, corn and soybeans during the season. Sterlington touts a recently opened new bridge with places to put in your boat for fishing.