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Abita Springs is in Saint Tammany Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.
The name is a redundancy, like Table Mesa or Green Mountains, Vermont, because abita is Choctaw for "spring"
The latitude of Abita Springs is 30.478N. The longitude is -90.037W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,112.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Abita Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Tammany Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New Orleans area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70420 ZIP code.
13% of Abita Springs residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Abita Springs ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Abita Springs was $16,998, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Abita Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Abita Springs include Abita Springs Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Abita Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $379. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $894.
Libraries in Abita Springs include Abita Springs Branch ... View libraries
Saint Tammany Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Abita Springs political report.
The average commute time for Abita Springs workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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