|Lafayette Falls City Facts|
|Country||USA (United State of America)|
|Total Area||49.2 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||30.2139° N, 92.0294° W|
|Time Zone||CST (UTC−06:00)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Alexandre Mouton House Museum, Children's Museum of Acadiana|
Lafayette is a city in the U.S state of Louisiana. It was founded in 1821 by a French-speaking Acadian named Jean Mouton.
The city of Lafayette is dissected into two halves by the river Vermilion. The city not only runs through the city and adds to its beauty but is also used as a significant waterway for communication.
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Lafayette Regional Airport serves the city. The passenger rail in the city offers service to other neighboring cities. The city has several highways and express highways that pass through it.
Places to Visit:
A visit to Acadian Culture Center helps to know about the history of Cajun way of life. Acadian Village that offers a collection of authentic Acadian houses, cooking and crafts demonstrations at Vermilionville, Cajun heritage and folk life park, Chretien Point Plantation that features French plantation home, Lafeyette National History Museum that exhibits the cultures of Native Americans, Creole and African-American are the highlights of the city. Its tourism industry is boosted by the number of festivals it offer such as the annual Festival de Musique Acadienne, Festivals Acadiens, and the annual Festival International de Louisiane.
Last Updated On : March 19, 2013