All around Acadiana famous and notable people live their daily lives and call these places home. Ever wondered who the most Wikipedia'ed resident is from cities across Acadiana? Maybe it's you!

In this map created by, you'll see city names replaced by the city's most Wikipedia'ed residents from that city.

Famous People From Acadiana

Below are the people folks lookup on Wikipedia the most in Acadiana. Some of these may be a surprise to you.

Lafayette - Daniel Cormier
New Iberia - Bryan Lourd
Church Point - Rodney Mack
Gueydan - Iron Eyes Cody
Abbeville - Bobby Charles
St. Martinville - Calvin Borel
Carencro - Rockin' Dopsie
Iota - J.D. "Jay" Miller
Cecilia - Ali Landry
Eunice - Daneel Harris
Arnaudville - Camille Bob
Kaplan - DL Menard
Opelousas - James Bowie
Maurice - Denise Boutte
Jeanerette - Paul N. Cyr
Rayne - Josh Reed
Sunset - Gib Guilbeau
Breaux Bridge - Hunter Hayes
Scott - Pretty pumped about this one. It's none other than my boy Blair Herter!
Basile - Amede Ardoin
Franklin -  Ernie "Big Cat" Lad
Broussard - Illinois Jacquet
Youngsville - Dudley J. LeBlanc
Delcambre - Walt Simon
Mamou - Chris Duhon
Ville Platte - Rico Noel
Washington - John M. Parker

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