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Welcome to Abita Springs ...

The town of Abita Springs is located in Saint Tammany Parish<1>.

The location of Abita Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Abita Springs: Abita Spgs. (or less commonly used: Abita Spngs. or Abita Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Abita Springs has a population of 2,614 people<3> (see below for details).

Abita Springs is near sea level<4>.

Time Zone: Abita Springs lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Abita Springs lies within the (985) area code.

The ZIP code for Abita Springs: 70420<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Abita Springs had an population of 2,614 people. This is an increase of 10.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Abita Springs had a population of 2,365 people. This makes Abita Springs the parish's 5th most populous community.

The population of Abita Springs represents 0.05% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 108th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,365 people, the population of Abita Springs increased 20.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,957 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Abita Springs.

Communities near Abita Springs ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abita Springs.

  • Mandeville [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mandeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mandeville
    • Mandeville [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Abita Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,475 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mandeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mandeville<7>
  • Covington [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covington
    • Covington [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Abita Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,564 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<7>
  • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl River
    • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Abita Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,610 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl River<7>
  • Folsom [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Folsom have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Folsom
    • Folsom [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Abita Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 862 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Folsom
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Folsom<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Madisonville [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madisonville
      • Madisonville [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Abita Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 848 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<7>
    • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun
      • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Abita Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sun<7>
    • Saint Benedict [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Benedict have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Benedict
      • Saint Benedict [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Abita Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Benedict
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Benedict<7>
    • Lewisburg [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
      • Lewisburg [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Abita Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Talisheek [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talisheek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talisheek
      • Talisheek [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Abita Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talisheek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talisheek<7>
    • Bush [Saint Tammany Parish]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abita Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abita Springs.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abita Springs. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Abita Springs.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abita Springs. See our Newspapers Page for Abita Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abita Springs ...

Looking for more information about Abita Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Abita Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Abita Springs.

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About Saint Tammany Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Abita Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Saint Tammany Parish: www.stpgov.org/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Saint Tammany, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abita Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abita Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Abita Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Abita Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abita Springs) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abita Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abita Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abita Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4767, Longitude: -90.0296       In this case, the coordinates for Abita Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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