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The location of Hammond









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Hammond.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Hammond ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is New Orleans. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Hammond. New Orleans has a population of 391,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Baton Rouge. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the west of Hammond and has a population of 222,000 people.

For comparison, Hammond has a population of 20,800 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hammond.<2>

Akers     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the south of Hammond.

Albany     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the west of Hammond.

Amite City     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the north of Hammond.

Holden     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the west of Hammond.

Husser     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the northeast of Hammond.

Independence     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the north of Hammond.

Killian     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southwest of Hammond.

Loranger     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the north of Hammond.

Montpelier     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the northwest of Hammond.

Natalbany     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the northwest of Hammond.

Ponchatoula     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the south of Hammond.

Robert     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the east of Hammond.

Springfield     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the southwest of Hammond.

Starns     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the west of Hammond.

Tickfaw     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the north of Hammond.

For more communities neighboring Hammond, please visit our Parish-by-Parish Page for Hammond.

Tangipahoa Parish ...

Hammond is located in Tangipahoa Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Tangipahoa Parish: Livingston, Saint Helena, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Tammany, Washington, Amite (MS) & Pike (MS). Lake Pontchartrain lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hammond ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Hammond.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hammond ...

Looking for more information about Hammond? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hammond, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hammond.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Hammond. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability 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 Hammond. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Louisiana

Louisiana Tourism

Parks for Louisiana

Fishing in Louisiana

Hunting in Louisiana

TripAdvisor Link for:

Louisiana Statewide Tourism

Hammond Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Hammond

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Louisiana

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Louisiana

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Louisiana

Airports Near Hammond ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Hammond.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Hammond. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Hammond.

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the South Southeast of Hammond.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
293 miles [471.5 km] miles to the West of Hammond.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
294 miles [473.1 km] miles to the West of Hammond.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the South Southeast of Hammond.

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the West of Hammond.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
66 miles [106.2 km] miles to the South of Hammond.

Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.  (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
82 miles [132 km] miles to the East of Hammond.

Hattiesburg Muni.  (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
88 miles [141.6 km] miles to the Northeast of Hammond.

General Aviation Airports

Hammond Muni.   [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the East Northeast of Hammond.

Hammond Northshore Rgnl. (ICAO: KHDC)   [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the East Northeast of Hammond.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

New Orleans Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSYICAO: KMSY

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

George Bush Intercontinental     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IAHICAO: KIAH

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Hammond Northshore Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KHDC

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Slidell Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KASD

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Lakefront Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: NEWICAO: KNEW

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

McComb / Pike Co. Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MCBICAO: KMCB

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

William P. Hobby Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HOUICAO: KHOU

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Stennis Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KHSA

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Baton Rouge Metro Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BTRICAO: KBTR

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Houma - Terrebonne Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KHUM

Website for Houma - Terrebonne Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: GPTICAO: KGPT

Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Hattiesburg Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HBGICAO: KHBG

Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Acadiana Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KARA

Website for Acadiana Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Lafayette Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LFTICAO: KLFT

Website for Lafayette Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tangipahoa Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hammond: www.hammond.org/

The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.com/

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

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>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- Hammond) 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 Hammond. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hammond

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hammond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5060, Longitude: -90.4564     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hammond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Hammond), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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