Get to Know the Parishes Within Acadiana
The Acadiana Planning Commission serves a beautiful region full of charming towns, active outdoor spaces, growing businesses, and hard-working residents. Get to know our parishes and access demographic data here.
Acadia Parish was founded from parts of St. Landry Parish in 1886. The parish's name was derived from the former French colony of Acadia in Canada. Residents and visitors can shop for antiques, browse museums, visit historical opera houses, and enjoy authentic Cajun food. Read more info here....Learn More »