Place:Breaux Bridge, St. Martin, Louisiana, United States

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NameBreaux Bridge
Alt namesBreauxsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22002891
La Pointesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22002891
Pont Breauxsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22002891
TypeCity
Coordinates30.276°N 91.901°W
Located inSt. Martin, Louisiana, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Breaux Bridge is a small city in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population is 8,139 as of the 2010 census. It is part of the Lafayette Metropolitan Statistical Area.

This community is called the "Crawfish Capital of the World", a designation obtained by former Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives Robert J. "Bob" Angelle. It is also known for its unusual listing of nicknames in its telephone directory.

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