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Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

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Welcome to Breaux Bridge ...

The city of Breaux Bridge is located in Saint Martin Parish.

The location of Breaux Bridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Breaux Bridge: Breaux Brg. (or less commonly used: Breaux Brdg. or Breaux Brdge.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Breaux Bridge has a population of 8,227 people<2> (see below for details).

Breaux Bridge was established in 1829.

The community of Breaux Bridge is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Breaux Bridge: (337)

The ZIP code for Breaux Bridge: 70517<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Breaux Bridge had a population of 8,139 people (or 15.6% of the total population of Saint Martin Parish). This makes Breaux Bridge the parish's most populous community.

The population of Breaux Bridge represents 0.18% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,139 people, the population of Breaux Bridge increased 11.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,281 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Breaux Bridge had an population of 8,227 people. This is an increase of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.99% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Breaux Bridge.

Communities near Breaux Bridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lafayette   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Breaux Bridge

Located in Lafayette Parish

New Iberia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Breaux Bridge

Located in Iberia Parish

Youngsville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Breaux Bridge

Located in Lafayette Parish

Broussard   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Breaux Bridge

Located in Lafayette Parish

Carencro   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Breaux Bridge

Located in Lafayette Parish

Scott   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Breaux Bridge

Located in Lafayette Parish

Saint Martinville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Breaux Bridge

Sunset   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Breaux Bridge

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Port Barre   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Breaux Bridge

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Henderson   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Breaux Bridge

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Breaux Bridge.

Websites for Breaux Bridge ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Breaux Bridge, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Breaux Bridge. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Breaux Bridge. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Breaux Bridge. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Breaux Bridge:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Breaux Bridge ...

Looking for more information about Breaux Bridge? 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 Breaux Bridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Breaux Bridge.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Saint Martin Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Martin Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Breaux Bridge.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Breaux Bridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Breaux Bridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Breaux Bridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Breaux Bridge) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Breaux Bridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2829, Longitude: -91.9044     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Breaux Bridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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