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Culture and Traveler's Guide

There's a lot to see and a lot to enjoy in the friendly lands of South Louisiana. Some of the most colorful points of interest can be found in Acadia Parish. There's the International Rice Festival in Crowley, the Frog Festival in Rayne, the Buggy Festival in Church Point, and the new Germanfest in Roberts Cove as well as the unique Mardi Gras celebration in Church Point and Iota. The elegant architecture of Crowley's huge historic district, the charm of the murals in Rayne, the amazing European-style castle in Mermentau, the Rice Museum and Blue Rose Museum in Crowley, and the tiny pilgrim's chapel in the German settlement called Roberts Cove are fascinating to visit. There is also a booming rice industry that helps to feed hungry people all over the world, excellent Cajun cooking and dancing, top-flight motel accommodations, campgrounds and bed & breakfast establishments. This and much more waits for you in Acadia Parish. For more information, contact: Acadia Parish Tourist Commission. Credit: Louisiana Office of Tourism.

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  • Geography and Statistics

    • Our population is 55882 people in 21441 households.
    • The land area is 655.3 square miles (419400 acres); the water area is 2.3 square miles (1493 acres).
    • Acadia Parish is located at latitude 30.29 degrees North, longitude 92.41 degrees West.
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