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Abita Springs, Louisiana

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The location of Abita Springs

Welcome to Abita Springs ...

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

The location of Abita Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Abita Springs has a population of 2,540 people<2> (see below for details).

Abita Springs is near sea level<3>.

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

Abita Springs is located in the (985) area code.

The ZIP code for Abita Springs: 70420<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Abita Springs had an population of 2,540 people. This is an increase of 7.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Abita Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Abita Springs and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Bush   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Covington   [Map]   10,416   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Folsom   [Map]   841   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Madisonville   [Map]   831   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mandeville   [Map]   12,318   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pearl River   [Map]   2,612   SE   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Abita Springs.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abita Springs. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abita Springs.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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:

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abita Springs.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abita Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Abita Springs) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abita Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abita Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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