The small village of Maurice was named after Savoy, France native Maurice Villien, who came to America in 1865 to trade with nearby New Orleans, New Iberia, and Milton.

Maurice, Louisiana is the birthplace of actress Denise Boutte, and Hall of Fame jockey, Kent Desormeaux.

Click on the links below to learn more about the village of Maurice and Vermilion Parish!

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            Maurice in the News

            Maurice Schools


            Vermilion Chamber of Commerce


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