Hammond, Louisiana

Hammond: City in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States


Hammond is a city located in the county of Tangipahoa Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,019 and a population density of 1,426 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,359 inhabitants.

The city was created 206 years ago in 1817.

Hammond locator map
Location of Hammond on Louisiana map.

Quick Facts about Hammond

Population : 21,359 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Tangipahoa Parish
Postal code : 70401, 70403
Phone Area Codes : 985
Area : 14.04 km2
Altitude : 43 feet / 13 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1818 (206 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:58:09 (24th May 2024)
Density : 1,521 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.27% (2010-2020)
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Hammond oak
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Hammond is located at 30°30'17"N 90°27'47"W (30.5046300, -90.4629300).

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The population of Hammond increased by 6.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,019 - census
2011 20,004 -0.07% estimation process
2012 20,088 0.42% estimation process
2013 20,199 0.55% estimation process
2014 20,223 0.12% estimation process
2015 20,315 0.45% estimation process
2016 20,408 0.46% estimation process
2017 20,430 0.11% estimation process
2018 20,764 1.61% estimation process
2019 21,437 3.14% estimation process
2020 21,359 -0.37% estimation process

Hammond zip code is 70401. County name: Tangipahoa, County fips: 22105

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People born in Hammond (34)

People born in Hammond, including musician Michael Galasso, politician James Hobson Morrison, football player Mewelde Moore, .


  • Larry Terry (American basketball player) he was born in 12/10/1972
  • Wade Miley (Baseball pitcher) he was born in 13/11/1986
  • Anthony Vereen (American basketball player) he was born in 21/01/1986
  • Amanda Jelks (American actress) she was born in 09/10/1986
  • Brock Williams (American football player) he was born in 11/08/1979
  • Carl Schutz (American baseball player) he was born in 18/04/1936
  • Carla Speed McNeil (comics artist) she was born in 21/01/1969
  • Cynthia Chenault (American actress) she was born in 05/01/1937
  • Dale M. Erdey (Member of the Louisiana State Senate) he was born in 06/12/1954
  • Dorothy Ann Purser (American screenwriter)
  • Duain Wolfe (Choral conductor) he was born in 24/10/1945
  • Hodding Carter (American writer) he was born in 03/02/1907
  • J.D. Lobue (television director) he was born in 23/08/1942
  • James Wilcox (American novelist and professor) he was born in 04/04/1949
  • Lindsey Cardinale (American musician) she was born in 05/02/1985
  • Lloyd Stovall (American football coach (1911-1983)) he was born in 20/08/1911
  • Ned McGehee (American sports coach) he was born in 09/04/1907
  • Steve Pugh (Member of Louisiana State Legislature) he was born in 01/04/1961

Schools in Hammond

College & universities near Hammond, LA

Code Name City ZIP
160612 Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond (LA) 70402

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hammond, LA

Code Name Address Type
HMD Hammond 404 N.E. Railroad Ave. RAIL
BTR Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1253 Florida St. BUS
SDL Slidell 1827 Front Street RAIL
NOL New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal 1001 Loyola Avenue UNK
PIC Picayune US 11 at Tate Street RAIL

Post offices near Hammond

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hammond Post Office Hammond (LA) 70401

Other places with the same name (6)

  • Hammond , Indiana The most populous city in Lake County, Indiana. It is located on the south shore of Lake Michigan in northwestern Indiana. Hammond is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Hammond Civic Center and the Hammond Historical Museum. with a population of 75,342 people.
  • Hammond , Wisconsin village in St. Croix County, Wisconsin with a population of 2,429 people.
  • Hammond , New York town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States with a population of 1,153 people.
  • Hammond , Illinois village in Illinois with a population of 478 people.
  • Hammond , Minnesota city in Minnesota with a population of 167 people.

Other cities in Tangipahoa Parish

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Tangipahoa Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Ponchatoula 7,545 City in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States
Amite 4,640 Town in Louisiana
Natalbany 2,984 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Kentwood 2,452 Town of the United States
Independence 1,918 Town in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States
Roseland 1,279 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Tangipahoa 865 Village in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States
Tickfaw 780 City in Louisiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Hammond distances to largest Louisiana cities