Welcome to St. Martin Parish, located in South Louisiana. The St. Martin Parish Government seat is located in St. Martinville, about 15 minutes south of Lafayette in the “heart of Acadiana.” The Parish has a population of 52,160. Agriculture and aquaculture play a significant role in the economy of the parish, with sugar cane being the major commercial agricultural crop and crawfish being the major aquacultural crop. The St. Martin Parish Council is the legislative and policy making body of the Parish. The Parish President is the chief administrative officer of parish government and is assisted by the administrative staff and the parish’s operating departments.
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Experience The Difference
Welcome to St. Martin Parish, located in South Louisiana.
With the distinctive designations of ”Gateway to the Atchafalaya Basin,” “Home of Longfellow’s Evangeline” and “The Crawfish Capital of the World,” St, Martin Parish is a place like none other. See for yourself, and experience the difference!