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Welcome to Kentwood ...

The town of Kentwood is located in Tangipahoa Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Kentwood has a population of 2,419 people<2> (see below for details).

Kentwood was established in 1893.

The community of Kentwood is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Kentwood: (985)

The ZIP code for Kentwood: 70444<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kentwood had a population of 2,198 people. This makes Kentwood the parish's 4th most populous community.

The population of Kentwood represents 0.05% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,198 people, the population of Kentwood has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,205 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Kentwood had an population of 2,419 people. This is an increase of 10.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.71% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Kentwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Amite City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the South (S) of Kentwood

Magnolia   [Map]

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

Located in Pike County (MS)

Roseland   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Kentwood

Tangipahoa   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Kentwood

Greensburg   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Kentwood

Located in Saint Helena Parish

Osyka   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kentwood

Located in Pike County (MS)

Montpelier   [Map]

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

Located in Saint Helena Parish

Fluker   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Kentwood

Sunny Hill   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Kentwood

Located in Washington Parish

Mount Hermon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Kentwood

Located in Washington Parish

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

Communities Also Named Kentwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Kentwood - they are located in Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina.

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

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 Kentwood. 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 Kentwood. 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 Kentwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kentwood ...

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

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About Tangipahoa Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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

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 Kentwood.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kentwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9345, Longitude: -90.5149     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kentwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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