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Bayou Teche

Hwy 90, New Iberia, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 0' 50.2596", -91° 54' 9.378"
  Louisiana LA State Historical Marker
Louisiana State
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Name comes from Indian legend that writhing snake (Tenche) made stream bed, or from Deutch after German settlers. Approx. 80 miles long, bayou starts near Port Barre, converges with Atchafalaya near Morgan City. Important waterway in Louisiana history for Indians, traders, settlers.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00
Bayou Teche Historical Marker Location Map, New Iberia, Louisiana