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Erath, Louisiana

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The location of Erath

Welcome to Erath ...

The town of Erath is located in Vermilion Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Erath has a population of 2,065 people<2> (see below for details).

Erath is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Erath: (337)

The ZIP code for Erath: 70533<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Erath had a population of 2,114 people. This makes Erath the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Erath represents 0.05% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 113rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,114 people, the population of Erath decreased 3.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,187 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Erath had an population of 2,065 people. This is a decrease of 2.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.58% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Erath ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Erath - they are located in and Texas (2).

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

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 Erath. 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 Erath. 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 Erath.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Erath ...

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

Communities near Erath ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lafayette   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the North (N) of Erath

Located in Lafayette Parish

New Iberia   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Erath

Located in Iberia Parish

Youngsville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Erath

Located in Lafayette Parish

Broussard   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Erath

Located in Lafayette Parish

Abbeville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Erath

Scott   [Map]

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

Located in Lafayette Parish

Saint Martinville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Erath

Located in Saint Martin Parish

Kaplan   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Erath

Maurice   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Erath

Loreauville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Erath

Located in Iberia Parish

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Erath.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Erath - 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 town (such as Erath). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Erath or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Erath) 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 Erath. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Erath

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Erath. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9588, Longitude: -92.0374     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Erath have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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