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Lafayette, Louisiana

City in the US state of Louisiana


Lafayette, Louisiana
Lafayette, Louisiana

Lafayette is a city in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The city is the most populous and parish seat of Lafayette Parish, and is located along the Vermilion River. It is Louisiana's fourth largest incorporated municipality by population and the 217th most populous in the United States, with a 2020 census–estimated population of 126,535; the consolidated city–parish's population was 244,390 in 2019. The Lafayette metropolitan area was Louisiana's third largest metropolitan statistical area with a population of 489,759 at the 2020 population estimates program, overtaking the Shreveport–Bossier City metropolitan area in 2015.

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