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Welcome to Slidell ...

The coastal city of Slidell is located in Saint Tammany Parish<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Slidell has a population of 27,633 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Slidell.

Slidell is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Slidell: (985)

The ZIP codes for Slidell: 70458-70461, 70469<4>

Websites for Slidell ...

Official Website:   www.slidell.la.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.slidellchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Slidell had an population of 27,633 people. This is an increase of 2.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Slidell had a population of 27,068 people (which is 11.58% of the total population of Saint Tammany Parish). This makes Slidell the parish's most populous community.

The population of Slidell represents 0.6% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27,068 people, the population of Slidell increased 5.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 25,695 people).

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

Adding Slidell to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Slidell in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Slidell elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Slidell on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Slidell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Slidell - they are located in Maryland and Texas.

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

Communities near Slidell ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Slidell.

  • Picayune [Pearl River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Picayune
    • Picayune [Pearl River County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Slidell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,904 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Picayune have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Picayune
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Picayune<7>
  • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl River
    • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Slidell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,610 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl River have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl River<7>
  • North Shore Beach [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Shore Beach
    • North Shore Beach [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Slidell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Shore Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Shore Beach
  • North Shore [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Shore
    • North Shore [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Slidell
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Shore have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Shore
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Logtown [Hancock County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logtown
      • Logtown [Hancock County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Slidell
    • Hickory [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
      • Hickory [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Slidell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
    • Gainesville [Hancock County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville
      • Gainesville [Hancock County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Slidell
    • Pearlington [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearlington
      • Pearlington [Hancock County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Slidell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearlington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearlington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearlington<7>
    • Lacombe [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lacombe
      • Lacombe [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Slidell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lacombe have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lacombe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacombe<7>
    • Nicholson [Pearl River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholson
      • Nicholson [Pearl River County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Slidell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholson

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Slidell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Slidell.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Slidell. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Slidell.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Slidell. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Slidell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Slidell ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Saint Tammany Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Slidell: www.slidell.la.us/

The official website for Saint Tammany Parish: www.stpgov.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Saint Tammany, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Slidell.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Slidell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 city (such as Slidell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Slidell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Slidell includes: 70458, 70459, 70460 & 70461.
<5>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- Slidell) 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 Slidell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Slidell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slidell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2775, Longitude: -89.7685    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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