Place:Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States

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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 the 2010 census, the population was 121,097. Tangipahoa comes from an Acolapissa word meaning "ear of corn" or "those who gather corn."

The Hammond Metropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Tangipahoa Parish.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1869 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1870 7,928
1880 9,638
1890 12,655
1900 17,625
1910 29,160
1920 31,440
1930 46,227
1940 45,519
1950 53,218
1960 59,434
1970 65,875
1980 80,698
1990 85,709

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External links

www.tangicouncil.com/


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