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Welcome to Saint Martin Parish ...

Time Zone: Saint Martin Parish lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Saint Martinville is the Seat for Saint Martin Parish.

Saint Martin Parish is one of the original parishes of Louisiana and was founded in 1807.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Saint Martin had a population of 53,497 people. This is an increase of 2.56% since the last Census (which gave a population of 52,160 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Martin represented 1.15% of the total population of Louisiana.

Below are some of the communities located in Saint Martin Parish:

  • Breaux Bridge
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Henderson
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
    • Henderson is located in Saint Martin Parish (LA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,785 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson <2>
  • Parks
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parks
    • Parks is located in Saint Martin Parish (LA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 696 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parks <2>
  • Saint Martinville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)

Websites of Interest ...

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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