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Welcome to Jeanerette ...

The city of Jeanerette is located in Iberia Parish<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jeanerette has a population of 5,228 people<2> (see below for details).

Jeanerette was established in 1878.

The community of Jeanerette is near sea level<3>.

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

Jeanerette is located in the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Jeanerette: 70544<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jeanerette had an population of 5,228 people. This is a decrease of 5.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jeanerette had a population of 5,530 people (or 7.55% of the total population of Iberia Parish). This makes Jeanerette the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Jeanerette represents 0.12% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,530 people, the population of Jeanerette decreased 7.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,997 people).

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

Communities near Jeanerette ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jeanerette.

  • New Iberia [Iberia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Iberia
    • New Iberia [Iberia Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Jeanerette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,032 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Iberia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Iberia<6>
  • Franklin [Saint Mary Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Saint Mary Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Jeanerette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Saint Martinville [Saint Martin Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Martinville
    • Saint Martinville [Saint Martin Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Jeanerette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Martinville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Martinville<6>
  • Baldwin [Saint Mary Parish]
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    • Baldwin [Saint Mary Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Jeanerette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,150 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwin<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Delcambre [Vermilion Parish]
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      • Delcambre [Vermilion Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Jeanerette
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,837 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delcambre have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delcambre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delcambre<6>
    • Loreauville [Iberia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loreauville
      • Loreauville [Iberia Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Jeanerette
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loreauville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loreauville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loreauville<6>
    • Patoutville [Iberia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patoutville
      • Patoutville [Iberia Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Jeanerette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patoutville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patoutville
    • Ashton [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashton
      • Ashton [Saint Mary Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Jeanerette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashton
    • Bodin [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bodin
      • Bodin [Saint Mary Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Jeanerette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bodin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bodin
    • Caneland [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caneland
      • Caneland [Saint Mary Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Jeanerette
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caneland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caneland

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jeanerette. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jeanerette.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jeanerette. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Jeanerette.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jeanerette. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Jeanerette.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jeanerette ...

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

Adding Jeanerette to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jeanerette in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jeanerette was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Jeanerette

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jeanerette on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Jeanerette

The Communities of Louisiana

About Iberia Parish

About Louisiana

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Iberia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jeanerette.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jeanerette - 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 city (such as Jeanerette). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jeanerette 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jeanerette) 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 Jeanerette. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JeaneretteOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jeanerette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9163, Longitude: -91.6681    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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