Louisiana Vermilion Parish Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Louisiana Vermilion Parish.

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1. Branch Library COW ISLAND BRANCH
Street Address: 19635 Columbus Street, Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone Number: (337) 642-5474 Vermilion N/A N/A

2. Branch Library ERATH BRANCH
Street Address: 111 West Edwards, Erath, LA 70533
Phone Number: (337) 937-5628 Vermilion N/A N/A

3. Branch Library GUEYDAN BRANCH
Street Address: 605 Mcmurtry Street, Gueydan, LA 70542
Phone Number: (337) 536-6781 Vermilion N/A N/A

4. Branch Library KAPLAN BRANCH
Street Address: 815 North Cushing Avenue, Kaplan, LA 70548
Phone Number: (337) 643-7209 Vermilion N/A N/A

5. Branch Library MAURICE BRANCH
Street Address: 100 East Joseph Street, Maurice, LA 70555
Phone Number: (337) 893-5583 Vermilion N/A N/A

Street Address: 28736 West La Highway 82, Kaplan, LA 70548
Phone Number: (337) 737-2510 Vermilion N/A N/A

Street Address: 405 East Saint Victor Street, Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone Number: (337) 893-2655 Vermilion 316,784 189,250

Street Address: 405 East ST. Victor Street, Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone Number: (337) 893-2655 Vermilion N/A N/A

Overview of Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

Vermilion Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Abbeville and as of 2000, the population is 53,807.


The parish has a total area of 3,984 km² (1,538 mi²). 3,040 km² (1,174 mi²) of it is land and 944 km² (365 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 23.70% water.

Adjacent parishes

  • Acadia Parish (north)
  • Lafayette Parish (northeast)
  • Iberia Parish (east)
  • Gulf of Mexico (south)
  • Cameron Parish (west)
  • Jefferson Davis Parish (northwest)


Home to a number of Cajun peoples, as of the census of 2000, there are 53,807 people, 19,832 households, and 14,457 families residing in the parish. The population density is 18/km2 (46/mi2). There are 22,461 housing units at an average density of 7/km2 (19/mi2). The racial makeup of the parish is 82.68% White, 14.17% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 1.82% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. 1.38% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 19,832 households out of which 37.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.50% are married couples living together, 13.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.10% are non-families. 23.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.67 and the average family size is 3.16.

In the parish the population is spread out with 28.10% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 20.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 93.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.80 males.

The median income for a household in the parish is $29,500, and the median income for a family is $36,093. Males have a median income of $31,044 versus $18,710 for females. The per capita income for the parish is $14,201. 22.10% of the population and 17.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 30.00% of those under the age of 18 and 21.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana has the following cities and towns:

  • Abbeville
  • Erath
  • Gueydan
  • Kaplan
  • Maurice

Map of Vermilion Parish Louisiana