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Slidell, Louisiana

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The location of Slidell

Welcome to Slidell ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Slidell has a population of 27,711 people<2> (see below for details).

Slidell is near sea level<3>.

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

Slidell is located in the (985) area code.

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

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Slidell had an population of 27,711 people. This is an increase of 2.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.85% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Slidell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mandeville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the West (W) of Slidell

Picayune   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Slidell

Located in Pearl River County (MS)

Pearl River   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Slidell

Abita Springs   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Slidell

Eden Isle   [Map]

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

Oak Harbor   [Map]

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

North Shore Beach   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Slidell

North Shore   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Slidell

Hickory   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Slidell

Lacombe   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Slidell

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

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.

Websites for Slidell ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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 Slidell. 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 Slidell. 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 Slidell. Our list includes 17 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Saint Tammany Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Slidell:

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 Slidell.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Slidell - 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 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.

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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 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: 30.2881, Longitude: -89.7829     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Slidell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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