Tangipahoa Parish
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Tangipahoa Parish History

Founded 6 March 1869

The parish was founded in 1869, from Livingston Parish, St. Helena Parish, St. Tammany Parish, and Washington Parish.

The parish seat is Amite City, but the largest city is Hammond.
Tangipahoa comes from an Acolapissa word meaning "ear of corn" or "those who gather corn."

Cities
 Hammond ~ Ponchatoula

Towns
 Amite City ~ Independence ~ Kentwood ~ Roseland

Villages
 Tangipahoa ~ Tickfaw

Census-designated place
 Natalbany

Other unincorporated places
 Baptist ~ Fluker ~ Husser ~ Loranger ~ Manchac (Akers) ~ Robert ~ Rosaryville ~ Wilmer


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County Records

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Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Nov 2017:  Bios for AMACKER, GARLAND, HANEY, REID, SETTOON, STRICKLAND.  Crime news for ALLEN, ANDERSON, LEWIS.  Obituaries for CASEY, YATES, GOLDEN, WASHINGTON, GENESS, FAIRCHILD, TERRIS

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Surrounding Parishes and Counties

Amite County, Mississippi (northwest)
Pike County, Mississippi (northeast)
St. Tammany Parish and Washington Parish (east)
Lake Pontchartrain (southeast)
St. John the Baptist Parish (south)
Livingston Parish and St. Helena Parish (west)


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