Maps & Directions

Lafayette, LA is the hub of the eight-parish area in the heart of Acadiana, a region known for its unique Cajun and Creole heritages, French language and cultural traditions. The eight parishes that comprise this hub area are Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary and Vermilion. Acadiana is made up of 22 South Louisiana parishes that extend from south of Alexandria in the center of the state, to Lake Charles on the west, south of New Orleans on the east and to the Gulf of Mexico.

The city of Lafayette, LA is located in the center of Lafayette Parish at the intersection of Interstate 10 and Interstate 49 between New Orleans and Houston and only 35 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico. Lafayette, LA is located in the center of Lafayette Parish.

Outside Louisiana Cities

Atlanta, GA 580 mi.
Austin, TX 386 mi.
Beaumont, TX 138 mi.
Biloxi, MS 216 mi.
Birmingham, AL 423 mi.
Charleston, SC 891 mi.
Charlotte, NC 817 mi.
Dallas, TX 391 mi.
Fort Worth, TX 421 mi.
Gulfport, MS 189 mi.
Houston, TX 217 mi.
Jackson, MS 219 mi.
Jacksonville, FL 653 mi.
Little Rock, AR 357 mi.
Memphis, TN 438 mi.
Mobile, AL 273 mi.
Oklahoma City, OK 645 mi.
Orlando, FL 741 mi.
San Antonio, TX 407 mi.
Tulsa, OK 648 mi.

From Louisiana Cities

Alexandria 89 mi.
Baton Rouge 59 mi.
Houma 102 mi.
Lake Charles 75 mi.
Morgan City 68 mi.
New Orleans (I-10) 135 mi.
New Orleans (Hwy. 90) 153 mi.
Monroe 184 mi.
Natchez 134 mi.
Shreveport 212 mi.

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Getting to Lafayette

The city of Lafayette, LA is located in the center of Lafayette Parish at the intersection of I-10 and I-49 between New Orleans and Houston and only 35 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico.

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