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Folsom, Louisiana

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The location of Folsom

Welcome to Folsom ...

The village of Folsom is located in Saint Tammany Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Folsom has a population of 855 people<2> (see below for details).

Folsom is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Folsom: (985)

The ZIP code for Folsom: 70437<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Folsom had a population of 716 people. This makes Folsom the parish's 7th most populous community.

The population of Folsom represents 0.02% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 202nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 716 people, the population of Folsom increased 36.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 525 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Folsom had an population of 855 people. This is an increase of 19.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 62.86% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Folsom.

Communities near Folsom ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hammond   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Folsom

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Mandeville   [Map]

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

Covington   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Folsom

Ponchatoula   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Folsom

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Franklinton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Folsom

Located in Washington Parish

Abita Springs   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Folsom

Independence   [Map]

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

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Madisonville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Folsom

Tickfaw   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Folsom

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Sun   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Folsom

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

Communities Also Named Folsom ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Folsom - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (2), Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Folsom.

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 Folsom. 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 Folsom. 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 Folsom.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Folsom ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Saint Tammany Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Tammany Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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 Folsom.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Folsom - 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 village (such as Folsom). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Folsom 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Folsom) 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 Folsom. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Folsom

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Folsom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6304, Longitude: -90.1944     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Folsom have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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