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New Iberia, Louisiana

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The location of New Iberia

Welcome to New Iberia ...

The city of New Iberia is located in Iberia Parish and is the Parish Seat for Iberia Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, New Iberia has a population of 29,099 people<2> (see below for details).

New Iberia was established in 1779.

The community of New Iberia is near sea level<3>.

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

New Iberia lies within the (337) area code.

The ZIP codes for New Iberia: 70560, 70562-70563<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Iberia had a population of 30,617 people (which is 41.8% of the total population of Iberia Parish). This makes New Iberia the parish's most populous community.

The population of New Iberia represents 0.68% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 30,617 people, the population of New Iberia decreased 6.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 32,623 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, New Iberia had an population of 29,099 people. This is a decrease of 4.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.8% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Iberia.

Communities near New Iberia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lafayette   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of New Iberia

Located in Lafayette Parish

Youngsville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of New Iberia

Located in Lafayette Parish

Broussard   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of New Iberia

Located in Lafayette Parish

Abbeville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of New Iberia

Located in Vermilion Parish

Breaux Bridge   [Map]

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

Located in Saint Martin Parish

Saint Martinville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of New Iberia

Located in Saint Martin Parish

Jeanerette   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of New Iberia

Baldwin   [Map]

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

Located in Saint Mary Parish

Erath   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of New Iberia

Located in Vermilion Parish

Delcambre   [Map]

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

Located in Vermilion Parish

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

Websites for New Iberia ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

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 New Iberia. 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 New Iberia. 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 New Iberia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Iberia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Iberia Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for New Iberia:

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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 New Iberia.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Iberia - 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 New Iberia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Iberia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for New Iberia includes: 70560, 70562 & 70563.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New Iberia) 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 New Iberia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Iberia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Iberia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0051, Longitude: -91.8200     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Iberia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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