St. Tammany Parish (French: Paroisse de Saint-Tammany) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 233,740, making it the fifth-most populous parish in Louisiana. The parish seat is Covington. The parish was founded in 1810.
St. Tammany Parish is included in the New Orleans–Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area. St. Tammany Parish is one of the fastest-growing parishes in the state, along with Livingston and Ascension. Most new residents are thought to have come from St. Bernard Parish. The parish includes, along with Covington, the cities of Mandeville and Slidell. Towns are Abita Springs, Madisonville and Pearl River. There are also villages and unincorporated areas in the parish.
St. Tammany Parish is colloquially referred to as part of the “Northshore” or “North Shore” throughout metropolitan New Orleans, owing to its location on Lake Pontchartrain.
St. Tammany Parish Public Schools operates the public schools in the parish. They are consistently rated as among the highest-performing in the state. The parish is the eponym of Saint Tammany Hall on the campus of Southeastern Louisiana University.
In 2014, St. Tammany Parish saw 1,453 people injured as a direct result of vehicular accidents. For additional accident injury data, visit:
Those injured in auto accidents may be entitled to recover compensation for damages suffered as a result of the accident, including, but not limited to, lost work wages, hospital bills, and physical/emotional trauma, but often times it takes an experienced accident lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve.
The accident attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess have the refined skill and lengthy litigation experience necessary to handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, toxic torts, products liability, birth injuries, and brain injuries, among many others. The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages.
Our accident lawyers handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including car accidents, trucking accidents, bus accidents, offshore accidents, brain injuries and wrongful death claims. It takes an experienced accident injury attorney to oversee your claim and fight for just compensation in a court of law.
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22ND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT OF LOUISIANA (ST. TAMMANY PARISH)
701 North Columbia Street
ST. TAMMANY PARISH CLERK OF COURT
701 N. Columbia Street (70433)
LOUISIANA COURT OF APPEAL-1ST CIRCUIT
1600 North 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
U.S. DISTRICT COURT-EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA
500 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA
ST. TAMMANY PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE
701 N. Columbia St.
Covington, LA 70433
Phone: (985) 809-8200
LOUISIANA STATE POLICE-TROOP L
2600 No. Causeway
Mandeville, LA 70471