Abbeville, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

Abbeville: Parish seat of Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, United States

About

Abbeville is a city located in the county of Vermilion Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,257 and a population density of 781 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,927 inhabitants.

The city was created 172 years ago in 1849.

Quick Facts about Abbeville

Population : 11,927 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Vermilion Parish
Postal code : 70510, 70511
Phone Area Codes : 337
Area : 15.69 km2
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1850 (172 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 05:05:14 (29th June 2022)
Density : 760 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.77% (2010-2020)
Abbeville locator map
Location of Abbeville on Louisiana map.
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church - Feb 22  2009 image
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church - Feb 22 2009
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church - Feb 22  2009 image

Geography

Abbeville is located at 29°58'29"N 92°8'3"W (29.9746500, -92.1342900).

Abbeville map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Abbeville decreased by 2.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,257 - census
2011 12,181 -0.62% estimation process
2012 12,326 1.18% estimation process
2013 12,379 0.43% estimation process
2014 12,356 -0.19% estimation process
2015 12,357 0.01% estimation process
2016 12,357 0% estimation process
2017 12,246 -0.91% estimation process
2018 12,177 -0.57% estimation process
2019 12,038 -1.15% estimation process
2020 11,927 -0.93% estimation process

Abbeville zip code is 70510. County name: Vermilion, County fips: 22113

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People born in Abbeville (20)

People born in Abbeville, including singer-songwriter Bobby Charles, artist George Petty, football player Anthony Levine, .

List

  • Bobby Duhon (American football player) he was born in 24/09/1946
  • Brandon Mitchell (American football player) he was born in 19/06/1975
  • Charlton Lyons (American businessman and politician) he was born in 03/09/1894
  • Chris Scelfo (American football coach) he was born in 30/09/1963
  • Deb Richard (American golfer, LPGA Tour member, LPGA vice president) she was born in 13/06/1963
  • Frank Scelfo (American football coach) he was born in 09/02/1959
  • George Caldwell (Building contractor) he was born in 24/08/1892
  • Ray Broussard (jockey) he was born in 11/08/1937
  • Richard Johnson Putnam (United States federal judge) he was born in 27/09/1913
  • Robert Angers (American journalist/businessman/conservative politician) he was born in 20/10/1919
  • Roy Young (American football player (1917-1987)) he was born in 11/09/1917
  • Sam H. Theriot (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1954
  • Frank Godchaux (American gridiron football player (1901-1978)) he was born in 27/12/1901
  • Koryn Hawthorne (American contemporary Christian music and gospel singer) she was born in 26/12/1997
  • Donald Trahan (American politician) he was born in 09/01/1950
  • Frank Godchaux, Sr. (American football player, entrepreneur (1879-1965)) he was born in 29/11/1879
  • Kacie Cryer (American basketball coach)

Schools in Abbeville

College & universities near Abbeville, LA

Code Name City ZIP
483355 Delta College of Arts & Technology-Lafayette Campus Lafayette (LA) 70508

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Abbeville, LA

Code Name Address Type
LFT Lafayette 133 East Grant St. RAIL
NIB New Iberia West Washington St. RAIL
BTR Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1253 Florida St. BUS
LCH Lake Charles 100 Ryan Street RAIL

Post offices near Abbeville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Abbevill Post Office Abbeville (LA) 70510

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Vermilion Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Vermilion Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Kaplan 4,345 City in Louisiana, United States
Erath 2,030 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Maurice 1,857 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Gueydan 1,328 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Abbeville distances to largest Louisiana cities