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Lacombe
St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

ZipCodes
70445

Motto
Gateway to the Big Branch Marsh and Wildlife Refuge



Page Contents for Lacombe, Louisiana

Statistics & Facts

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Louisiana state capital is Baton Rouge.
The population of Lacombe is approximately 7,518 (2000), 8679 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,637 (1990), 3336 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lacombe is 77.314 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 5.611 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lacombe to Washington DC is 958 miles.
The distance to the Louisiana state capital is 72 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lacombe is positioned 30.30 degrees north of the equator and 89.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The city tree is the Live Oak.
The city bird is the Eastern Bluebird.
The Lacombe city color is Multicolor.

History & History Related Items

Lacombe is a Creole colony first visited by Pierre le Moyne Sieur d'Iberville and four Canadians in 1699. Lacombe is the love connection to Nouvelle Orleans, just 15 sparkling miles across Lake Pontchartrain. It was the site of the Battle of Lake Pontchartrain, the only naval battle between the British, American colonists, and the Spanish, during the American Revolution. It is the home of Louisiana's famed Chahta Ima, missionary to the Choctaw Indians and unrecognized literary great of the 19th century.

Lacombe is the gateway to America's most interesting city: New Orleans, the gateway to America's Riveria: the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and the gateway to the old plantation era South.
For more information contact Tom Aicklen, Coordinator of the Lacombe Heritage Center and operator of Indian A Jones Tours.
Phone: 504-882-7218
Email: indianajonest@aol.com
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Attractions

Bayou Lacombe, Lake Pontchartrain, Cane Bayou, Fontainebleau State Park, Northlake Nature Center, Big Branch Marsh and Wildlife Refuge, Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, Les Lumieres du Mort,Live Oaks on Lacombe Ridge, Bayou Lacombe Crab Festival, Fish Hatchery Rd., Eagle Run, Santa on the Bayou, Le Tour du Iberville, Party on the Pointe, Mardi Gras parades, the Lacombe Heritage Center, Bayou Lacombe Rural Museum, Creole culture, Choctaw Heritage Indian Enterprises and Folklife,Historic Townsite of Oaklawn, Museum of Native American Art and Culture, Indian A Jones environmental, historical, and cultural tours
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Lacombe Chamber

Lacombe Chamber Of Commerce
60162 Oaklawn Ave
Lacombe LA 70445-3888
Phone: 504-882-3217

Lacombe Organizations

Lacombe Chamber Of Commerce
60162 Oaklawn Ave
Lacombe LA 70445-3888
Phone: 504-882-3217 Lacombe

Miscellany

The population of Lacombe was:
1990 - 6,523
2000 - 7,518


Ethnic make-up of this community from the 2000 Census:
Euro American 5,199
Afro American 1,903
Native American 120.
Asian American 21.
Latino American 194.
Two or more racial mixtures 166.

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