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Culture and Traveler's Guide

Visit Vermilion Parish... a cornucopia of culture, history, and unique attractions. Explore magnificent marshlands, Leland Bowman Locks in Intracoastal City, emu and alligator farms, and diverse agriculturally rich lands. Experience a Cajun Cowboy Cattle Drive, a tour of Abbeville's Historic District including the grandiose St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, or a trip to Erath's Acadian History Museum. Attend a captivating performance at the Abbey Players' Theatre in Abbeville. As you travel the Jean Lafitte Scenic Byway, enjoy the abundant wildlife, hybrid day lilies, flora, pristine and serene land, and wonderful waterways. Capitalize on some of the best birding spots in America. Vermilion Parish, "the most Cajun place on Earth" according to the latest census, touts fabulous food; fun-filled festivities in Abbeville, Erath, Gueydan and Kaplan; toe-tappin' Cajun, French, Zydeco and Country music; and "joie de vivre"! For more information, contact: Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission. Credit: Louisiana Office of Tourism.

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  • Area Culture and Traveler's Guide, with a Tour
  • Listings for Travelers: Attractions, Dining, Lodging and More

  • Geography and Statistics

    • Our population is 50055 people in 20361 households.
    • The land area is 1173.9 square miles (751273 acres); the water area is 364.6 square miles (233314 acres).
    • Vermilion Parish is located at latitude 29.81 degrees North, longitude 92.31 degrees West.
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    Come visit, we'll make it worth your while.

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