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Lafayette is not only a city in the state of Louisiana, but also the parish seat of Lafayette Parish. Lafayette was founded in 1821 as Vermilionville, which later got changed to Lafayette for political reasons. This city is known for its educational and health care system, and is considered as one of the best where the aforementioned is concerned. The city is famous for manufacturing and fabrication businesses. There are various cultural centers around the city that ensure a healthy dose of plays, concerts and more entertainment for everyone. Besides, the dominant Cajun and Creole culture in the neighboring regions have contributed to the influx in the city's tourism industry. To learn more about the city do visit the city's website.