Abbeville Historical

Abbeville Historical (HM1WE9)

Location: Abbeville, LA 70510 Vermilion Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 58.467', W 92° 8.137'

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Formerly La Chapelle. Founded in 1843 by Father Antoine Desire Megret, a native of Abbeville, France, on land purchased from Joseph LeBlanc. City incorporated by state, 1850. Became parish seat of Vermillion, 1845. Home of Louisiana Dairy Festival.
HM NumberHM1WE9
Year Placed1963
Placed ByLouisiana Board of Commerce and Industry
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Date Added Thursday, December 29th, 2016 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 583390 N 3316268
Decimal Degrees29.97445000, -92.13561667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 58.467', W 92° 8.137'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 58' 28.02" N, 92° 8' 8.22" W
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Area Code(s)337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 133-159 LA-82, Abbeville LA 70510, US
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