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Time Zone: Saint Tammany Parish lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Covington is the Seat for Saint Tammany Parish.

Saint Tammany Parish was founded in 1810.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Saint Tammany had a population of 231,495 people. This is an increase of 21.03% since the last Census (which gave a population of 191,268 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Saint Tammany represented 4.28% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 5th most populous parish (out of 64 parishes).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010233,740+22.21%+0.97% since 2009
2009231,495+21.03%+0.92% since 2008
2008229,384+19.93%+1.36% since 2007
2000191,268The Last Census

More information can be found on the Saint Tammany Parish Census Page for Saint Tammany Parish.


Below are some of the communities located in Saint Tammany Parish (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Saint Tammany Parish):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Slidell   27,47725,6956.94% increase  
Mandeville   12,55710,48919.72% increase  
Covington   9,2248,4838.74% increase  
Abita Springs   2,4801,95726.72% increase  
Pearl River   2,2111,83920.23% increase  

Websites for Saint Tammany Parish

Official Website:   www.stpgov.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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