Erath, Louisiana, is a residential community of approximately 2,100 residents located in Vermilion Parish, about 7 miles east of Abbeville and 26 miles south of Lafayette, Louisiana.

Founded in 1899, we are a small community rich in Acadian culture. We take pride in our community and hold dear our family.

Visit us during our Fourth of July Celebration, where we celebrate the birth of our nation. Our celebration is one of the biggest and best in the area, and was featured on Good Morning, America as "one of most interesting events in America."



Lighting of the Christmas Lights will be Friday, November 24, 2017 at 6:00 PM in front of the City Hall.

Erath Mayor and Town Council 

On Saturday, December 2, 2017, the entire Town of Erath will be without electricity to replace a regulator at the substation. This will be from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M.
Sorry for the inconvenience.



The Town of Erath and the Erath 4th of July Association hosted their annual “Lighting of the Lights” at the Erath City Hall at 6:00 PM on Friday, November 24, 2017.

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