Lafayette Map

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Lafayette Falls City Facts Country USA (United States of America) State Louisiana Counties Lafayette County Total Area 49.2 sq miles Lat Long Coordinates 30.2139° N, 92.0294° W Time Zone CST…

Lafayette Map

Lafayette Falls City Facts

Country USA (United States of America)
State Louisiana
Counties Lafayette County
Total Area 49.2 sq miles
Lat Long Coordinates 30.2139° N, 92.0294° W
Time Zone CST (UTC−06:00)
Area Code 337
Language English
Major Religion Roman Catholic, Christian
Museums Alexandre Mouton House Museum, Children’s Museum of Acadiana
Official Website


Tourist attractions:

  • The Acadian Cultural Center
  • Acadian Village
  • Alexandre Mouton House
  • Cajundome and Convention Center
  • Vemilionville

  • Lafayette Regional Airport

Lafayette is a city in the U.S state of Louisiana. It was founded in 1821 by a French-speaking Acadian named Jean Mouton. It was named after Marquis de Lafayette who assisted U.S during revolutionary war in 1884. It is an administrative center for offshore oil and gas drilling interests.

Lafayette or Vermillionville as it was previously known is located in the state of Louisiana . The name Vermillionville was kept when the city was first discovered as it is sited on the banks of river Vermilion. The city got its current name from the famous Revolutionary War hero called Marquis de Lafayette. Lafayette is also associated with the famous football team of Cajuns. The city pulls sports enthusiasts from all around the nation due to this reason.

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.

Lafayette Transportation:

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 in Lafayette:

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.

Hotels in Lafayette:

Homewood Suites by Hilton Lafayette, Best Western Lafayette Executive Plaza & Conference Center, Holiday Inn Select Lafayette-City Center, Lees Inn, TownePlace Suites, Hampton Inn, Comfort Suites, Signature Inn, Days Inn, Fairfield Inn, Baymont Inn, Super 8 Motel, Red Roof Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Knights Inn, Days Inn , Economy Inn, Motel 6 and Ramada Inn are the famous hotels in the city that offer tailor-made reception to its guests.

Lafayette Hotels:

  • Motel 6 Lafayette
  • La Quinta Inn Lafayette North
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Lafayette I-10
  • Drury Inn & Suites Lafayette
  • Ramada Lafayette Conference Center
  • Studio 6 Lafayette
  • Candlewood Suites Lafayette
  • Hilton Garden Inn Lafayette/Cajundome

Shopping Malls in Lafayette:

  • Lafayette Jockey Lot
  • Northgate Mall
  • La Morenita Meat Market
  • Walmart Supercenter
  • Acadiana Mall
  • Best Buy
  • Target
  • Whole Foods Market


Hospitals in Lafayette:

  • University Hospital & Clinics
  • Lafayette General Medical Center
  • The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
  • Heart Hospital of Lafayette
  • Acadiana Urgent Care
  • Women’s & Children’s Hospital

Institutes in Lafayette:

  • Holy Rosary Institute
  • Lafayette Middle School
  • Lafayette High School
  • L.J. Alleman Middle School
  • Comeaux High School
  • University of Louisiana
  • Prairie Elementary School
  • Edgar Martin Middle School

Lafayette Point of Interest:

  • IHOP
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Great Wall Chinese Buffet LLC
  • Wetlands Golf Course
  • The Home Depot
  • Vermilionville Historic Village
  • Boost Mobile Store by Wolverine Wireless
  • Harbor Freight Tools
  • La Fonda
  • Hub CityDiner
  • Great Harvest Bread Co.
  • Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery
  • Thai With Love
  • Cajundome Convention Center
  • Cajun Field
  • Sky Zone Trampoline Park
  • Giles Nissan
  • Infiniti of Lafayette
  • FedEx ShipCenter
  • Grub Burger Bar
  • Another Broken Egg Cafe
  • Five Guys Burgers and Fries

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