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.

St Martinville Almanac

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St Martinville Climate

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

Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp41 to 61 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 91 F
Oct Temp59 to 80 F
Annual Precip60.8 inches
Distance10.4 miles
Jan Temp42 to 62 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp58 to 81 F
Annual Precip62.1 inches
Distance33 miles
Jan Temp42 to 60 F
Apr Temp59 to 76 F
Jul Temp74 to 90 F
Oct Temp59 to 80 F
Annual Precip60.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Breaux Bridge8,291$43,768
New Iberia30,292$50,647
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