New Iberia, Louisiana, is a delightful city in Iberia Parish. It’s also Iberia Parish’s parish seat. Its land was settled circa 1779, and it was incorporated in 1839. Today New Iberia has a population of over 30,000 citizens.
New Iberia, sometimes called the “Queen City of the Teche” or "The Berry" is a city known for its strong economy, vibrant culture, and warm climate. It’s also known for its hot food, especially since it’s home to the Louisiana Hot Sauce brand. Many farmers in this community specialize in sugarcane crops. Because of the ubiquity of sugarcane here, the locals and people from nearby communities gather to celebrate the Louisiana Sugarcane Festival every September. In honor of hot sauce, residents hold the Cajun Hot Sauce every October. This event features a jambalaya cook-off, a hot sauce competition, and a queen pageant. Shadows-on-the-Teche was a sugarcane plantation constructed in 1834. Today, it’s a historic building with tombs and lush gardens that are open for year-round tours. New Iberia City Park is a great park for families, including the family dog. It lies on the edge of Bayou Teche and has walking trails, a dog park, and an outdoor pool. You can watch classic films or theatrical plays provided by the Iberia Performing Arts League. The community organization features one musical and five plays per year. Schools in New Iberia include thirteen public elementary schools, three public middle schools, two public high schools, and two private schools.
New Iberia real estate consists of townhomes, single-family houses, and apartments. These New Iberia homes have an average of three bedrooms, and most New Iberia properties were built during the years 1940-1969. Whether you’re raising a family or planning to retire, you’ll enjoy living in New Iberia. It’s historic, friendly, and it’s known for sugarcane and hot sauce.
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