Kentwood, Louisiana

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Kentwood, Louisiana
Town
Town of Kentwood
Kentwood residents observe a noontide Day of Prayer in front of the Town Hall in 2015
Kentwood residents observe a noontide Day of Prayer in front of the Town Hall in 2015
Motto(s): 
"Wonderful Water, Woodlands, and Wildlife" [1]
Location of Kentwood in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Kentwood in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Location of Louisiana in the United States
Coordinates: 30°56′10″N 90°30′55″W / 30.93611°N 90.51528°W / 30.93611; -90.51528Coordinates: 30°56′10″N 90°30′55″W / 30.93611°N 90.51528°W / 30.93611; -90.51528
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishTangipahoa
Founded1893
Government
 • MayorIrma Gordon (D)
Area
 • Total7.07 sq mi (18.32 km2)
 • Land7.07 sq mi (18.31 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
225 ft (69 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,198
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
2,377
 • Density336.16/sq mi (129.79/km2)
Time zoneUTC−06:00 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−05:00 (CDT)
Area code(s)985
FIPS code22-39545
Website"Town of Kentwood, Louisiana". Archived from the original on 2012-09-05.

Kentwood is a rural town in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana near the Mississippi border. The population was 2,205 at the 2000 census. It is best known as the hometown of singer Britney Spears

References[change | change source]

  1. "Town of Kentwood, Louisiana". Town of Kentwood, Louisiana. Archived from the original on September 5, 2012. Retrieved August 26, 2012.
  2. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 2, 2017.
  3. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.