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."


Mayor and Erath Town Council Erath Mayor and City Council: Seated (left to right): Mayor Pro-Tem Robert "T-Bob" Domingues, Mayor John Earl LeBlanc, and Alderman Robert B. Vincent. Standing: Aldermen Guy Nerren, Timmy Landry, and Chris Hebert.  Below: Erath Mayor John Earl LeBlanc gives "Key to the City" to Author Eric Litwin!
From Erath Mayor John Earl LeBlanc To the citizens of Erath:

On Saturday, April  30, 2016, electricity in town will be turned off at 8:00 AM.  The power should be restored by  by 9:30 AM.  This will affect all homes and businesses that purchase electricity from the town.  

The town is switching electrical providers in an effort to lower electrical rates paid by Erath residents and businesses.  Electrical providers will be switched while the electricity is off. We apologize for the inconvenience and ask for everyone's patience and understanding.


Congratulations to John Michael Shiner who was elected as the LA State Jr. Beta President! See more information here!


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