The City of Hammond, LA
Hammond is a popular city in the state of Louisiana with a total of 20,049 residents living there. Hammond is ranked as the fifteenth most populated city in Louisiana and the 1515th most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to Hammond is New Orleans, approximately 38 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Hammond, including Tommy's Pizza, Burger King Restaurants, Mcdonald's, Cherry St Grocery and Baskin Robbins Ice Cream & Yogurt. For a larger selection of Hammond restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Hammond Golf Courses, Museums and/or Casinos, including the Ironwood Golf Center, San Francisco Plantation House, Carter Plantation, Camp Moore and Fairview-Riverside State Park. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Hammond please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Hammond:
- New Orleans Lakefront Airport (NEW)
Hammond, Louisiana Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, Hammond experiences an average high temperature of 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 40 degrees with an average rainfall of 5.36 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Hammond with daytime temperatures averaging 91 degrees in the summer, and 63 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Hammond to receive an average of 5.66 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 5.77 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as 7 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Hammond should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 79 degrees, and nighttime lows of 54.
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Hammond, Louisiana Attractions
1Camp Moore - Tangipahoa,
Camp Moore, north of the Village of Tangipahoa near Kentwood, Louisiana, was a Confederate training base and principal base of operations in eastern Louisiana and southwestern Mississippi. The base was named for Louisiana Governor Thomas Overton Moore and operated from May 1861 to 1864 during the American Civil War. The location of the camp was chosen due to its relatively high ground elevation, abundance of fresh drinking water, and being adjacent to the then New Orleans, Jackson & Great Northern Railroad line.
2Carter Plantation - Springfield,
The Carter Plantation is an 18 hole resort golf course in Livingston County Louisiana. Built in 2003, this Springfield course designed by David Toms is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 225-294-7555. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: Carter Cemetery Rd, Springfield, LA 70462
3Fairview-Riverside State Park - Madisonville,
Fairview-Riverside State Park is a tourist attraction two miles east of Madisonville, Louisiana. Its 99 acres is set along the banks of the Tchefuncte River. Within the park is the Otis House Museum, built during the 1830's, which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. Visitors go to Fairview-Riverside to camp, and for water sports and fishing. The park has 100 campsites. The park has a short nature trail and boardwalk which reveals forested wetlands along the Tchefuncte River.
4Ironwood Golf Center - Hammond,
The Ironwood Golf Center is a 9 hole public golf course in Tangipahoa County Louisiana. Built in 1996, this Hammond course designed by Zieske Family is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 504-542-7908. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 15592 West Club Deluxe Rd, Hammond, LA 70403
5San Francisco Plantation House - , St. John the Baptist Parish,
San Francisco Plantation House is a National Historic Landmark in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana.
Hammond, Louisiana Hotels
Hammond, Louisiana Restaurants
This is a list of Hammond Specialty Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops, Pizza Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Seafood. Happy Dining!
Published June 11, 2011
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Published June 10, 2011
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Published June 9, 2011
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Published May 21, 2011
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Published May 20, 2011
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Published May 19, 2011
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Published May 19, 2011
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Published May 18, 2011
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Published April 14, 2011
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Published April 13, 2011
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