Iberia Parish

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Iberia Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 12010
New Iberia, LA 70562
Phone: (337) 365-7282
Fax: (337) 365-0737
www.iberiaparishgovernment.com

On the central southern border of LA, southeast of Lafayette; organized Oct 30, 1868 from Saint Martin and Saint Mary parishes. Name Origin: For the European peninsula containing present-day Spain and Portugal

Area (sq mi):: 1030.86 (land 575.13; water 455.73) Population per square mile: 129.30
Population 2005: 74,388 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 7.30% Population 2000: 73,266 (White 64.30%; Black or African American 30.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 1.90%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 33.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,145; median household $31,204; Population below poverty level: 23.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,018-$23,533
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • New Iberia County seat (32,499)

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    AUSTIN, Texas, May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brigham Exploration Company announced the successful completion of the Cotten Land #1 in Iberia Parish, Louisiana, which was production tested at a rate of 10.
    4 net) was a successful test of the Company's Bayou Postillion Prospect in Iberia Parish, Louisiana.
    The Company recently completed a successful offset to the McIllhenny #3 at Avery Island field in Iberia Parish, Louisiana.
    The Company recently drilled a successful offset to the McIlhenny #3 at Avery Island field in Iberia Parish, Louisiana.
    Brigham Exploration (NASDAQ:BEXP) spudded the Cotton Land Corp #1 on March 25 to test the Company's Bayou Postillion Prospect in Iberia Parish, Louisiana.
    The stockholder's proposal to amend the Company's Bylaws to require that a majority of the members of its Board of Directors be legal residents of Iberia Parish, Louisiana was defeated by stockholders.
    Furthermore, Whittier has a 30% working interest in the Hunter's Farm well, which is currently drilling in Iberia Parish, Louisiana.
    10 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontier Natural Gas Corporation (Nasdaq Small-Cap Market: FNGC) announced it is completing an 8,200 foot exploratory test well on its Sulphur Mines Prospect in Iberia Parish, Louisiana.
    The Weeks Island Field was discovered in 1940 and is located in Iberia Parish, Louisiana.
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    The next well to be worked-over is the Schwing D-7 well, also located in Iberia Parish, Louisiana.