Place:Rayne, Acadia, Louisiana, United States

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NameRayne
Alt namesPauppenvillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22013658
Poupevillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22013658
Pouppevillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22013658
Queue Tortuesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22013658
TypeCity
Coordinates30.238°N 92.268°W
Located inAcadia, Louisiana, United States
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Rayne is a city in Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 7,953 at the 2010 census, down from 8,552 at the 2000 census. It is nicknamed the "Frog Capital of the World", as well as the "Louisiana City of Murals".

Rayne is part of the Crowley Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Roland Boudreaux, a Democrat, was elected mayor of Rayne in the general election held on December 8, 2012. He defeated his Republican opponent, Chuck Robichaux by a 13-vote margin, 1,355 (50.2 percent) to 1,342 (49.8 percent).

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