Vermilion Parish

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Vermilion

Vermilion Parish is named for the Vermilion River and Vermilion Bay, being inland waterways in the Parish.

 

Created:  March 25, 1844

Parish Seat: 

Abbeville  1844 – present

 

Parish Courthouse – Abbeville  

 

Location:  100 North State Street / Charity Street

Built:  1950 – 1951

Style:  Modern Antebellum

Architect:  A Hays Town

Contractor:  Romero & Theall.

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story white colored brick structure. The west front has a large portico with six high columns supporting a pediment at the roof line. On the center of the roof is a square white colored wood cupola with green colored dome. The building has a hipped roof. In 1985 the building was renovated. The architect was Corne, Sellers & Associates and the contractor was Iberia Building Systems.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by John Hannan and Bulfof and the contractor was C D Stewart & Douglas Southwell in 1891.

 

Parish Courthouse Annex – Abbeville  

 

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Location:  SE – State Street / Charity Street

Built:  1988 – 1989

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Corne, Sellers & Associates of Abbeville

Contractor:  Rudick Company Inc. of Lafayette.

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a one story white colored concrete structure.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Jeff Davis Parish, Acadia Parish and Lafayette Parish

E – Inberia Parish

S – Gulf of Mexico

W – Cameron Parish

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011