Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

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Tangipahoa Parish (French: Paroisse de Tangipahoa) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana, one of the Florida Parishes. The parish seat is Amite City, but the major city is Hammond. As of 2006, the population was 113,137.[1] Tangipahoa comes from an Acolapissa word meaning "ear of corn" or "those who gather corn."

The Hammond Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Tangipahoa Parish.



The parish has a total area of 823 square miles (2,132 km²), of which 790 square miles (2,047 km²) of it is land and 33 square miles (85 km²) of it (3.99%) is water.

Most of the parish south of Ponchatoula consists of Holocene coastal swamp and marsh—gray-to-black clays of high organic content and thick peat beds underlying freshwater marsh and swamp.[2]

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