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Denham Springs, Louisiana

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Welcome to Denham Springs ...

The city of Denham Springs is located in Livingston Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Denham Springs has a population of 9,783 people<1> (see below for details).

Denham Springs was incorporated May 8, 1903.

The city of Denham Springs was named Hill's Springs before it was changed to Denham Springs and going back to its beginning, it was originally named Amite Springs.

The community of Denham Springs is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Denham Springs lies within the (225) area code.

The ZIP codes for Denham Springs: 70706, 70726-70727<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Denham Springs had a population of 10,215 people (which is 7.98% of the total population of Livingston Parish). This makes Denham Springs the parish's most populous community.

The population of Denham Springs represents 0.23% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,215 people, the population of Denham Springs increased 16.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,757 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Denham Springs had an population of 9,783 people. This is a decrease of 4.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.72% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Denham Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Baton Rouge   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the West (W) of Denham Springs

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Central   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Denham Springs

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Zachary   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Denham Springs

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Baker   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Denham Springs

Located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Denham Springs

Located in Ascension Parish

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Denham Springs

Located in Iberville Parish

Port Allen   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Denham Springs

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Brusly   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Denham Springs

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Livingston   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Denham Springs

French Settlement   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Denham Springs

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

Websites for Denham Springs ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Denham Springs, the following might be of interest:

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 Denham 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 Denham 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 Denham Springs. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Denham Springs:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Denham Springs ...

Looking for more information about Denham 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 Denham Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Denham Springs.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Louisiana

About Livingston Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Denham Springs.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Denham 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 city (such as Denham Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Denham Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Denham Springs includes: 70706, 70726 & 70727.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Denham 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 Denham Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Denham Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Denham Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4877, Longitude: -90.9563     [Map].

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