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Iberia Parish, Louisiana

US county information
NameIberia Parish
StateLouisiana
SeatNew Iberia
Largest cityNew Iberia
US Area
Total Area1031 sq mi (2670.3 km2)
Land Area575 sq mi (1489.3 km2)
Water Area456 sq mi (1181 km2)
Population73266 (2000)
Density49/km2 (127/sq mi)
Named forIberian Peninsula
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Iberia Parish ( ) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is New Iberia. As of 2000, the population was 73,266.

Iberia Parish is part of the New Iberia Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Lafayette - Acadiana Combined Statistical Area.

Iberia, along with Vermilion Parish, is represented in the Louisiana House of Representatives by the Republican Simone B. Champagne of Jeanerette. From 2002 to 2007, she was the chief administrative officer for the combined parish and New Iberia government.


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