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The location of Eunice

Welcome to Eunice ...

The city of Eunice is primarily located in Saint Landry Parish. A portion of Eunice extends into Acadia Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Eunice has a population of 9,989 people<2> (see below for details).

Eunice was established in 1894.

The community of Eunice is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Eunice lies within the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Eunice: 70535<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eunice had a population of 10,398 people (or 12.47% of the total population of Saint Landry Parish). This makes Eunice the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Eunice represents 0.23% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,398 people, the population of Eunice decreased 9.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,499 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Eunice had an population of 9,989 people. This is a decrease of 3.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.13% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Eunice ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Crowley   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the South (S) of Eunice

Located in Acadia Parish

Rayne   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Eunice

Located in Acadia Parish

Ville Platte   [Map]

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

Located in Evangeline Parish

Church Point   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Eunice

Located in Acadia Parish

Mamou   [Map]

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

Located in Evangeline Parish

Basile   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Eunice

Located in Evangeline Parish

Iota   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Eunice

Located in Acadia Parish

Elton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Eunice

Located in Jefferson Davis Parish

Chataignier   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Eunice

Located in Evangeline Parish

Duralde   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Eunice

Located in Evangeline Parish

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

Communities Also Named Eunice ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Eunice - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

Websites for Eunice ...

Official Website:

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 Eunice. 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 Eunice. 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 Eunice.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eunice ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Eunice:

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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.

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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 Eunice.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eunice - 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 Eunice). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eunice 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- Eunice) 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 Eunice. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eunice

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eunice. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4906, Longitude: -92.4188     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eunice have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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