Chauvin is a small community town located in the Parish of Terrebonne. Chauvin is a part of Bayou Cane- Houma- TMSA. The town covers a total area of about 12.3 sq. kms. and is located at an elevated height of about 3 ft. A large part of the local population is white in its racial origin. They are mainly engaged in different kinds of trade related activities. Some are also involved with the education, healthcare and the government sector.