Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Louisiana
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Louisiana

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

The community of Abbeville is the Seat for Vermilion Parish.

Vermilion Parish was founded in 1844 and was created by taking area from LafayetteParish.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Vermilion had a population of 56,141 people. This is an increase of 4.34% since the last Census (which gave a population of 53,807 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Vermilion represented 1.2% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 20th most populous parish (out of 64 parishes).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201057,999+7.79%+3.31% since 2009
200956,141+4.34%+0.13% since 2008
200856,068+4.2%+0.79% since 2007
200755,629+3.39% 
---   
200053,807The Last Census

More information can be found on the Vermilion Parish Census Page for Vermilion Parish.

.

Below are some of the communities located in Vermilion Parish (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Vermilion Parish):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Abbeville   12,22911,8872.88% increase  
Kaplan   4,9975,1773.48% decrease  
Erath   2,1562,1871.42% decrease  
Gueydan   1,5911,5980.44% decrease  
Maurice   86064233.96% increase  

Other Roadside Stops ...

About Louisiana

Search for a Community in Louisiana


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 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

- Return to Citation

<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

- Return to Citation