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Welcome to New Iberia ...

The city of New Iberia is located in Iberia Parish<1> and is the Parish Seat for Iberia Parish.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Iberia has a population of 28,399 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 is located in the (337) area code.

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

Websites for New Iberia ...

Official Website:   www.cityofnewiberia.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.iberia.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Iberia had an population of 28,399 people. This is a decrease of 7.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.95% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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).

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

Communities near New Iberia ...

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

  • Lafayette [Lafayette Parish]
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    • Lafayette [Lafayette Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of New Iberia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 126,535 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<6>
  • Youngsville [Lafayette Parish]
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    • Youngsville [Lafayette Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of New Iberia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,262 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youngsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Youngsville<6>
  • Broussard [Lafayette Parish]
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    • Broussard [Lafayette Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of New Iberia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,076 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broussard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broussard<6>
  • Abbeville [Vermilion Parish]
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    • Abbeville [Vermilion Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of New Iberia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,927 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Breaux Bridge [Saint Martin Parish]
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      • Breaux Bridge [Saint Martin Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of New Iberia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,047 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Breaux Bridge<6>
    • Saint Martinville [Saint Martin Parish]
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      • Saint Martinville [Saint Martin Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of New Iberia
      • 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>
    • Jeanerette [Iberia Parish]
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      • Jeanerette [Iberia Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of New Iberia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,169 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeanerette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeanerette<6>
    • Baldwin [Saint Mary Parish]
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      • Baldwin [Saint Mary Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of New Iberia
      • 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>
    • Erath [Vermilion Parish]
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      • Erath [Vermilion Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of New Iberia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,030 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erath
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erath<6>
    • Maurice [Vermilion Parish]
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      • Maurice [Vermilion Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of New Iberia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,857 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maurice have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maurice
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maurice<6>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around New Iberia.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Iberia. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding New Iberia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Iberia 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 New Iberia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found New Iberia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).

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

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Iberia Parish

About Louisiana

The official website for New Iberia: www.cityofnewiberia.com/

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 New Iberia.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Iberia - 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 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.
<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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for New Iberia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New IberiaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Iberia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0044, Longitude: -91.8203    
<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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