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Overview

Introduction to St. Martinville, Louisiana

St. Martinville, Louisiana, in St Martin county, is 13 miles SE of Lafayette, Louisiana and 105 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana. The city is located in the Lafayette metropolitan area.

St. Martinville History

The city of Saint Martinville is the parish seat of Saint Martin Parish. It is located in the Lafayette metro area. This city lies between the Atchafalaya River, the Gulf of Mexico and the Trinity River. Numerous Native American tribes once occupied this area. Europeans began to arrive around 1600 and the city was founded in 1699.

St. Martinville and nearby Attractions

  • Abbeville Cultural & Historical Alliance
  • Chitimacha Indian Reservation and Museum
  • Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
  • Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site
  • Shadows - on - the - Teche

Things To Do In St. Martinville

Tourists can visit the Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, which offers facilities for camping, fishing, boating and canoeing. It also offers hiking trails and picnic areas. The Chitimacha Indian Reservation and Museum is another popular tourist attraction. Shadows-on-the-Teche is another tourist site that one may plan to visit during free hours.

St. Martinville Transportation

Air transportation is available from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

St. Martinville Higher Education

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Louisiana State University and Louisiana Technical College provide facilities for higher education.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

St Martinville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SE of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County St Martin
Metro Area Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 70582
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.125
Longitude -91.833

St Martinville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEW IBERIA
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.8 inches
Station LAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 62.1 inches
Station LELAND BOWMAN LOCK
Distance 33 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 60 F
Apr Temp 59 to 76 F
Jul Temp 74 to 90 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Breaux Bridge 8,286 $42,361
Broussard 9,637 $80,750
Loreauville 722 $52,500
New Iberia 30,782 $50,310
Parks 668 $43,068
Youngsville 10,109 $91,181

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

St Martinville Public Libraries

Library
St. Martin Parish Library
201 PORTER STREET
St Martinville, Louisiana
(337) 394-2207
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St Martinville High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

ST. MARTINVILLE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
762 NORTH MAIN STREET
337-394-3135
Serves 892 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

ST. MARTIN PARISH JUVENILE TRAINING CENTER
1815 A TERRACE HIGHWAY
337-394-8931
A Non-traditional School
Serves 36 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

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