|Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana|
Location in the state of Louisiana
Louisiana's location in the U.S.
854 sq mi (2,212 km²)
717 sq mi (1,857 km²)
270 sq mi (699 km²), 24. The State of Louisiana ( or, État de Louisiane, pronounced) is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Year 1810 ( MDCCCX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Covington is a city in and the Parish seat of St Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 01%
267/sq mi (103/km²)
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|Named for: Indian Chief Tamanend|
St. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume The Central Time Zone observes Standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time ( UTC−6) and five hours during Daylight saving Daylight saving time ( DST Tammany Parish (French: Paroisse de Saint-Tammany) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana, in the New Orleans metropolitan area. French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people A parish is a Local church; it is an administrative unit typically found in episcopal or presbyterian churches A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government The State of Louisiana ( or, État de Louisiane, pronounced) is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America New Orleans&ndashMetairie&ndashKenner is a metropolitan area designated by the US Census encompassing seven parishes in the state of Louisiana, centering on The parish seat is Covington, and as of 2000, the population was 191,268. A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Covington is a city in and the Parish seat of St Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States. In 2004, the population was estimated to have grown to 212,000, and after the landfall of Hurricane Katrina the following year, the population was estimated by St. Hurricane Katrina of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season was the costliest hurricane, as well as one of the five deadliest in the history of the United States Tammany Planners to be about 264,000. Most new residents are thought to have come from St. Bernard Parish. St Bernard Parish (Paroisse de Saint-Bernard is a parish located southeast of New Orleans in the U If correct, these figures make St. Tammany Parish the fastest-growing parish in the state, overtaking Livingston and Ascension parishes. Livingston Parish is a Parish located in the US state of Louisiana. Ascension Parish ( French: Paroisse de l'Ascension) is a Parish located in the U
The Moon Handbooks New Orleans: Including Cajun Country and the River Road, published in 2007. Stated that people wanting to live in close proximity to New Orleans without living in New Orleans will likely cause the population of St. New Orleans (nʲuːˈɔrliənz nʲuːˈɔrlənz French: La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port city and the largest city in Louisiana Tammany Parish to increase. 
The parish has a total area of 1,124 square miles (2,911 km²), of which, 854 square miles (2,212 km²) of it is land and 270 square miles (699 km²) of it (24. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 01%) is water.
In 1699, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, a French explorer, became the first European to visit the area of present-day St. Lake Pontchartrain (ˈpɒntʃətreɪn in English Lac Pontchartrain IPA in French) is a brackish Lake Jefferson Parish is a parish in Louisiana, United States that includes most of the Suburbs of New Orleans. Tangipahoa Parish is a Parish located in the US state of Louisiana. Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville ]] (b 16 July 1661 - d (probably 9 July 1706)founder of the colony of French Louisiana, was born at Tammany Parish. While exploring lakes Pontchartrain and Maurepas, Iberville wrote in his journal, "The place where I am is one of the prettiest I have seen, fine level ground bare of canes. The land north of the lakes is a country of pine trees mixed with hard woods. The soil is sandy and many tracks of buffalo and deer can be seen. "
St. Tammany was originally inhabited by numerous Indian peoples, including the Colapissas, Bayou Goulas, Chickasaw, Biloxi, Choctaw, and Pensacola nations (although, Frederick S. Ellis, in his book St. Tammany Parish: L’autre Côté du Lac, claims that the regionally prominent Choctaw tribe did not arrive to the area until after it had begun to be settled by Europeans).
After the founding and development of New Orleans, French settlers began to enter the region. Their primary industry was the production of pitch, tar, turpentine and resin from the forests.
After the French were defeated in the French and Indian War, St. The French and Indian War (1754&ndash1763 was the North American chapter of the Seven Years' War. Tammany (like the surrounding regions of the Florida Parishes) became part of English West Florida. The Florida Parishes (Paroisses de Floride are those parishes in Louisiana which were part of West Florida in the early 19th century West Florida was a region on the north shore of the Gulf of Mexico, which underwent several boundary and sovereignty changes during its history Then, after Britain was defeated in the American Revolutionary War, West Florida was governed by the Spanish. In this article the inhabitants of the thirteen colonies that supported the American Revolution are primarily referred to as "Americans" with occasional references to "Patriots" During the West Florida period, St. Tammany, like the rest of West Florida, attracted British loyalists who wanted to escape persecution in the 13 colonies. The West Florida period ended with the West Florida Revolt, which preceded West Florida's annexation by the United States.
In 1810, President James Madison claimed West Florida as part of Louisiana and sent William C.C. Claiborne to claim the territory. William Charles Cole Claiborne ( 1775 - 23 November, 1817) was a United States politician best known as the first U Claiborne established the boundaries of the Florida Parishes, including St. The Florida Parishes (Paroisses de Floride are those parishes in Louisiana which were part of West Florida in the early 19th century Tammany. St. Tammany was named after Indian Chief Tamanend. 
Before 1834, there were only two towns in St. Tammany: Covington, a retreat with summer homes and hotels; and Madisonville, a shipbuilding and sawmill town. Covington is a city in and the Parish seat of St Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States. Madisonville is a Town in St Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States. The area south to Lake Ponchartrain all the way to the Pearl River were known as the Covington Lowlands, this includes Mandeville, Abita Springs, Lacombe, Slidell, and Pearl River. Mandeville was developed that year as a health resort for wealthy New Orleanians, because they believed that Ozone was emitted from the numerous trees in the area and became an immediate success, spurring the development of another resort community, Abita Springs. Mandeville is a City in St Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States. Abita Springs is a town in St Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States. A railroad connected the towns to Mandeville and further to New Orleans, allowing for a burgeoning of growth in Abita Springs, where underground spring waters furnished supposedly healthful baths for public use.
After the construction of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, Interstate 12 and Interstate 10, people began to relocate to St. The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, or the Causeway, consists of two parallel bridges crossing Lake Pontchartrain in southern Louisiana. Interstate 12 (I-12 is an intrastate Interstate highway located entirely within the state of Louisiana. Interstate 10 ( I-10) is the southernmost east-west coast-to-coast Interstate highway in the United States. Tammany in large numbers.
|Est. 2006||230,605||||20. 6%|
|St. Tammany Parish Census Data|
As of the census of 2000, there were 191,268 people, 69,253 households, and 52,701 families residing in the parish. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 224 people per square mile (86/km²). Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume There were 75,398 housing units at an average density of 88 per square mile (34/km²). The racial makeup of the parish was 87. 03% White, 9. 90% Black or African American, 0. 43% Native American, 0. 74% Asian, 0. 03% Pacific Islander, 0. 61% from other races, and 1. 26% from two or more races. 2. 48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 69,253 households out of which 39. 30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61. 40% were married couples living together, 11. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23. 90% were non-families. 19. 70% of all households were made up of individuals and 6. 70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 73 and the average family size was 3. 15.
In the parish the population was spread out with 28. 40% under the age of 18, 7. 30% from 18 to 24, 29. 90% from 25 to 44, 24. 30% from 45 to 64, and 10. 00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96. 10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92. 40 males.
The median income for a household in the parish was $47,883, and the median income for a family was $55,346. Males had a median income of $41,876 versus $25,996 for females. The per capita income for the parish was $22,514. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 7. 60% of families and 9. 70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 80% of those under age 18 and 10. 10% of those age 65 or over.
St. Tammany Parish Schools operates the public schools in the parish. St Tammany Parish Public Schools is a School district headquartered in Covington, Louisiana, United States.
While the economy of the Greater New Orleans Metro area began to have several major problems,(very high taxes on the middle class) the middle and upper classes began to move further and further from New Orleans, eventually moving across Lake Pontchartrain to the then mostly rural St. Tammany. Population and economic growth accelerated after 1956, when the first span of the Lake Ponchartrain Causeway bridge was completed. The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, or the Causeway, consists of two parallel bridges crossing Lake Pontchartrain in southern Louisiana. The population exceeded 200,000 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina's landfall in 2005. Hurricane Katrina of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season was the costliest hurricane, as well as one of the five deadliest in the history of the United States