Labadieville is a census-designated place located along Bayou Lafourche with a population of 1,811 and a total area of 3.9 square miles.

Area Name

The area was originally called “Brulee Labadie”, and tradition says that the area was named after French Settler Jean Louis Labadie.

Historical Populations

Historically, the area was home to the Washi Indian tribe. After the year 1750 however, the population swelled with a variety of other settlers, including:
  • Acadian
  • French
  • German
  • Islenos
  • Spanish

St. Philomena Catholic Church

Labadieville is home to St. Philomena Catholic Church, built in 1847, and was also the scene of a battle on October 27, 1862 during the Civil War.