About New Iberia, Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°00?13?N 91°49?06?W? / ?30.00361°N 91.81833°W? / 30.00361; -91.81833New Iberia (Spanish: Nueva Iberia, French: La Nouvelle-Ibérie) is a city in and the parish seat of Iberia Parish, Louisiana, United States, 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Lafayette. In 1900, 6,815 people lived in New Iberia; in 1910, 7,499; and in 1940, 13,747. The population was 32,623 at the 2000 census.New Iberia is the principal city of the New Iberia Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Iberia Parish.