Introduction to Abbeville, Louisiana
The land of Abbeville was purchased by Père Antoine Désiré Mégret. According to one theory the city was named after Abbé A.D. Mégret. However, another theory states that Mégret named the city after his hometown in France.
Abbeville and nearby Attractions
- Abbeville Shopping Center
- Magdalen Square
- Abbeville Skating Center
- Abbeville Church of Christ
- Abbeville Cultural & Historical Alliance
Things To Do In Abbeville
Tourists of Abbeville shop at the Abbeville Shopping Center and the Lafitte Shopping Center. The Magdalen Square and the Comeaux Park are some of the local parks and come with several recreational facilities. The Abbeville Skating Center is also worth visiting. Abbeville Cultural and Historical Alliance is a notable site for all history lovers. Tourists can also be at the festivals hosted by the city such as the Cattle Festival and the Giant Omelette Celebration.
Chennault International Airport provides air transportation facilities.
Abbeville Higher Education
Louisiana Technical College - Gulf Area Campus is in the city. Other colleges and universities that can be attended from Abbeville include University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Southern University and A & M College, and Mcneese State University.