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Welcome to Independence ...
The town of Independence is located in Tangipahoa Parish.
The location of Independence has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Independence has a population of 1,902 people<2> (see below for details).
Independence is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Independence lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Independence: (985)
The ZIP code for Independence: 70443<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Independence had a population of 1,665 people. This makes Independence the parish's 5th most populous community.
The population of Independence represents 0.04% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,665 people, the population of Independence decreased 3.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,724 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Independence had an population of 1,902 people. This is an increase of 14.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.32% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Independence.
Communities near Independence ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the South (S) of Independence
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Independence
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Independence
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Independence
Located in Livingston Parish
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Independence
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Independence
Located in Livingston Parish
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Independence
Located in Saint Tammany Parish
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Independence
Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Independence
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Independence
Located in Saint Helena Parish
To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Independence.
Communities Also Named Independence ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 50 communities that are also named Independence - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (3), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Independence.
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Independence:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Independence ...
Looking for more information about Independence? 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 Independence, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Independence.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.com/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/
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This page was last modified: 16 Sep 2019