Houma, Louisiana

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Houma
City of Houma
Terrebonne Parish Courthouse at Houma
Terrebonne Parish Courthouse at Houma
Location of Houma in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Houma in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.
Houma is located in Louisiana
Houma
Houma
Location of Houma in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.
Houma is located in the United States
Houma
Houma
Houma (the United States)
Coordinates: 29°35′15″N 90°42′58″W / 29.58750°N 90.71611°W / 29.58750; -90.71611Coordinates: 29°35′15″N 90°42′58″W / 29.58750°N 90.71611°W / 29.58750; -90.71611
Country United States
States Louisiana
ParishTerrebonne
Founded1834; 186 years ago (1834)
Incorporated1848; 172 years ago (1848)
Reincorporated1898; 122 years ago (1898)
County seatTerrebonne
Principal cityHouma–Bayou CaneThibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area
RegionAcadiana
South Louisiana
Government
 • TypeGovernment
 • BodyConsolidated City-Parish
 • Parish PresidentGordon Dove
Area
 • City14.56 sq mi (37.72 km2)
 • Land14.43 sq mi (37.36 km2)
 • Water0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • City33,727
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
32,864
 • Density2,358.52/sq mi (910.63/km2)
 • Metro
208,178
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
70360, 70363-64
Area code985
FIPS code22-36255
Websitewww.tpcg.org

Houma is the parish seat and the only municipality of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, United States. As of 2010, 33,727 people live in Houma.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 2, 2017.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 23, 2019.