Community Profiles

Arnaudville Main Photo


Arnaudville borders the Bayou Teche in the northern portion of St. Martin Parish. As such, familiar landscapes include sugar cane fields and oak trees. The town of just over 1,000 residents is known for its commitment to the arts community and has become a haven for artists and musicians. It is home to the Deux Bayous Cultural District and hosts events like the Étouffée Festival, Bayou Blues Revival and the Fire and Water Rural Arts Celebration....Learn More »
Breaux Bridge Main Photo

Breaux Bridge

Breaux Bridge has been designated the “Crawfish Capital of the World” by the Louisiana legislature. Crawfish production is a multimillion dollar industry proliferated by hundreds of farmers in the area.  With a 2019 U.S. Census estimated population of 8,262, it is the largest city in St. Martin Parish. It is also home to the Breaux Bridge Cajun Creole Cultural District....Learn More »
Broussard Main Photo


Broussard is located in both St. Martin and Lafayette Parishes, with a total of just over 13,000 people, per the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau estimates. Typical businesses in Broussard center on general manufacturing, oil and gas, as well as distribution services. It is known for the Le Triomphe Golf and Country Club, which is one of only two Louisiana clubs to host a sanctioned PGA Tour event....Learn More »
Henderson Main Photo


The nearly 1,800 residents of Henderson inhabit the city just east of Breaux Bridge along I-10 as it heads past the Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge. The area draws anglers from across the south for excellent fresh water fishing for bass and other species....Learn More »
Parks Main Photo


The village of Parks includes about 700 residents located about halfway between Breaux Bridge and St. Martinville.  It is a tight knit bayou community and is home to award winning musicians.          ...Learn More »
St. Martinville Main Photo

St. Martinville

St. Martinville is the parish seat of St. Martin Parish and the third-oldest city in Louisiana. The Bayou Teche runs through the town, located to the east of Broussard. 2020 U.S. Census Bureau estimates the population to be just under 5,700. The St. Martinville Historic District is on the National Register of Historic Places for the large number of historic residences and other buildings present....Learn More »