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Abita Springs, Louisiana

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Welcome to Abita Springs ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Abita Springs has a population of 2,529 people<1> (see below for details).

Abita Springs is near sea level<2>.

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

Abita Springs is within the (985) area code.

The ZIP code for Abita Springs: 70420<3>

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 total 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 (that had a count of 1,957 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Abita Springs had an population of 2,529 people. This is an increase of 6.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.23% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Abita Springs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Abita Springs and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Bush   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Covington   [Map]   10,310   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Folsom   [Map]   810   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Madisonville   [Map]   835   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mandeville   [Map]   12,424   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pearl River   [Map]   2,552   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abita Springs. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Abita Springs.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Abita Springs. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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: www.louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Abita Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, 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 that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Abita Springs.