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The village of Loreauville is located in Iberia Parish<1>.

The location of Loreauville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Loreauville was established in 1871.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Loreauville has a population of 842 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Loreauville is near sea level<4>.

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

The area code for Loreauville: (337)

The ZIP code for Loreauville: 70552<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Loreauville had an population of 842 people. This is a decrease of 5.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Loreauville had a population of 887 people. This makes Loreauville the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Loreauville represents 0.02% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 887 people, the population of Loreauville decreased 5.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 938 people).

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

Communities near Loreauville ...

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

  • New Iberia
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Youngsville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngsville
    • Youngsville is located in Lafayette Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,262 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Youngsville <6>
  • Broussard
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Breaux Bridge
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Saint Martinville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Jeanerette
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Baldwin
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
    • Baldwin is located in Saint Mary Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,150 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwin <6>
  • Erath
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erath
    • Erath is located in Vermilion Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,030 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erath <6>
  • Delcambre
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delcambre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delcambre
    • Delcambre is located in Vermilion Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,837 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delcambre <6>
  • Henderson
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)

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 Loreauville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Loreauville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Loreauville. 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 Loreauville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Loreauville. See our Newspapers Page for Loreauville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loreauville ...

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

Adding Loreauville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Loreauville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Loreauville post office opened in 1873.

We also found Loreauville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Loreauville.

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

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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>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Loreauville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loreauville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 village (such as Loreauville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Loreauville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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