Iberia Parish, Louisiana

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Iberia Parish
Parish of Iberia
Historic House and Garden Shadows-on-the-Teche
Historic House and Garden Shadows-on-the-Teche
Map of Louisiana highlighting Iberia Parish
Location within the U.S. state of Louisiana
Map of the United States highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 29°47′N 91°47′W / 29.79°N 91.78°W / 29.79; -91.78
Country United States
State Louisiana
FoundedOctober 30, 1868
Named forIberian Peninsula
SeatNew Iberia
Largest cityNew Iberia
Area
 • Total1,031 sq mi (2,670 km2)
 • Land574 sq mi (1,490 km2)
 • Water456 sq mi (1,180 km2)  44%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total73,240
 • Estimate 
(2018)
70,941
 • Density71/sq mi (27/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd
Websiteiberiaparishgovernment.com

Iberia Parish (French: Paroisse de l'Ibérie, Spanish: Parroquia de Iberia) is a parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 73,240.[1] The parish seat is New Iberia.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.