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Welcome to Abbeville ...

The city of Abbeville is located in Vermilion Parish<1> and is the Parish Seat for Vermilion Parish.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Abbeville has a population of 12,038 people<2> (see below for details).

Abbeville was established in 1843.

The community of Abbeville is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Abbeville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Abbeville lies within the (337) area code.

The ZIP codes for Abbeville: 70510-70511<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Abbeville had an population of 12,038 people. This is a decrease of 1.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Abbeville had a population of 12,257 people (or 21.13% of the total population of Vermilion Parish). This makes Abbeville the parish's most populous community.

The population of Abbeville represents 0.27% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,257 people, the population of Abbeville increased 3.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,887 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Abbeville.

Communities Also Named Abbeville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Abbeville - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abbeville.

Communities near Abbeville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abbeville.

  • Lafayette [Lafayette Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
    • Lafayette [Lafayette Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Abbeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 126,185 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<6>
  • New Iberia [Iberia Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Iberia have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Iberia
    • New Iberia [Iberia Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Abbeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,454 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Iberia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Iberia<6>
  • Youngsville [Lafayette Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngsville
    • Youngsville [Lafayette Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Abbeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youngsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Youngsville<6>
  • Broussard [Lafayette Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broussard have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broussard
    • Broussard [Lafayette Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Abbeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,700 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broussard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broussard<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Scott [Lafayette Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scott have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scott
      • Scott [Lafayette Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Abbeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,675 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scott
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scott<6>
    • Kaplan [Vermilion Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaplan have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaplan
      • Kaplan [Vermilion Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Abbeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,422 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaplan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kaplan<6>
    • Delcambre [Vermilion Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delcambre have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delcambre
      • Delcambre [Vermilion Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Abbeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,849 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delcambre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delcambre<6>
    • Duson [Lafayette Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duson
      • Duson [Lafayette Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Abbeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duson<6>
    • Maurice [Vermilion Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maurice have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maurice
      • Maurice [Vermilion Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Abbeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,609 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maurice
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maurice<6>
    • Erath [Vermilion Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erath have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erath
      • Erath [Vermilion Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Abbeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,039 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erath
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erath<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abbeville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abbeville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abbeville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Abbeville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abbeville. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Abbeville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbeville ...

Looking for more information about Abbeville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Abbeville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Abbeville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Vermilion Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Abbeville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Vermilion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbeville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbeville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Abbeville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Abbeville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Abbeville includes: 70510 & 70511.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abbeville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abbeville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abbeville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9728, Longitude: -92.1277    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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