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Lacombe, Louisiana
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Lacombe, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Lacombe, Louisiana
Lacombe, Louisiana
Location in Louisiana
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish St. Tammany
Area
 • Total 27.51 sq mi (71.25 km2)
 • Land 26.45 sq mi (68.50 km2)
 • Water 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
Elevation
13 ft (4 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 8,657
 • Density 327.33/sq mi (126.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 985
FIPS code 22-40665

Lacombe is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 8,679 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Lacombe is located at 30°18′54″N 89°55′53″W / 30.31500°N 89.93139°W / 30.31500; -89.93139 (30.314863, -89.931462).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 27.5 square miles (71.2 km2), of which 26.4 square miles (68.5 km2) is land and 1.0 square mile (2.7 km2), or 3.86%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 8,657
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Lacombe racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 5,483 63.34%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 1,755 20.27%
Native American 54 0.62%
Asian 47 0.54%
Pacific Islander 2 0.02%
Other/Mixed 671 7.75%
Hispanic or Latino 645 7.45%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 8,657 people, 3,456 households, and 2,260 families residing in the CDP.

Education

Lacombe is within the St. Tammany Parish Public Schools district.

Schools that serve most of Lacombe include:

Schools that serve small sections of Lacombe:

  • Woodlake Elementary School in Mandeville serves a small portion of western Lacombe
  • Mandeville Middle School near Mandeville serves a small portion of western Lacombe
  • Slidell Junior High School in Slidell serves a small portion of eastern Lacombe
  • Slidell High School in Slidell serves a small portion of eastern Lacombe

Previously Fontainebleau High School served much of Lacombe. Previously Mandeville High School served Lacombe.

The main campus of Northshore Technical Community College is in Lacombe. This campus was established in January 2017.

Notable people

  • Pete Schneider, former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives and Lacombe resident
  • Adrien Rouquette, (born in Louisiana in 1813, of French parentage; died in 1887) was a writer and a Catholic missionary among the Choctaw Native Americans.
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