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."

Meetings & Events



February 13 City Council Meeting
March 12 City Council Meeting
March 12 City Council Meeting
May 14 City Council Meeting
June 11 City Council Meeting
July 9 City Council Meeting
August 13 City Council Meeting
September 10 City Council Meeting
October 8 City Council Meeting
November 12 City Council Meeting
December 10 City Council Meeting

Erath Volunteer Fire Department

2nd Annual Chilli Cookoff & Family Fun Day

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Downtown Erath

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Congratulations to Erath High School

Assistant Principal Liz Vice

Louisiana Assistant Principal of the Year


Congratulations to Erath High School's

Jordan Lange

Louisiana State Beta Club President


Congratulations to Erath High School's Ryan Poche

National Beta President


Photos: New Firestation Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.


Acadian Museum
Erath Fourth of July Celebration
Vermilion Parish Police Jury
Acadiana Regional Development District
Vermilion Parish Public Library
Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission


Hazard Mitigation Grant PRogram
Information on home elevation program