It was founded in 1860, and was first called "Tiger Island," and then later "Brashear City," before its current name was settled upon.
Today, Morgan City is known for its boating and sailing, shrimp fishing, agriculture, and sightings of a supposed "monster" in its deep woods.
People Born in Morgan City
Morgan City in People's Lives
Jude Law: I traveled here in 2005 to film scenes of the movie All the King's Men.