Swamp Pop Capital
Home of Bulldogs and Trojans
Founded in 1824, the City of Ville Platte is the largest city and parish seat of Evangeline Parish. Located in the heart of the Bayou Teche Region, the City of Ville Platte is home to numerous attractions, including our world-famous smoked meat, local museums, and Swamp Pop, a unique music genre.
Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services and programs to our citizens, businesses, and visitors. We are committed to providing a safe and family-friendly environment where our citizens can thrive and prosper.