Formed in 1868, Iberia is located in the middle of Acadiana. Today, Iberia Parish is made up of 1,031 square miles: 575 square miles of land, and 456 square miles of water. As of the 2010 census, the population was 73,240.
Facilities in this parish include: Iberia Parish Jail, and Iberia Parish Work Release Facility. The facilities failed to report inmate deaths between 2014-2019 upon request.