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Houma Travel Guide  

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Info about Houma

Area:
36 km2
Elevation:
3 m
Population:
32618 [2007-07-01]
Overview

Houma can be referred to as Terrebonne Parish’s parish seat; located in Louisiana, US. Moreover, it’s the biggest principal place of Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area. This place’s powers of ‘government’ have already been absorbed by parish. At present, it’s being run by Terrebone Parish Consolidated Government.
The year 1810 witnessed discovery of Houma. The incorporation took place in the year 1848. It was again incorporated in the year 1898.
 
As per US Census Bureau, area of Houma on the whole is 37 sq. Km; out of which 36.3 sq. Km consists of land. The climate is cool. Hence, it’s advisable to visit this place during the summers.
The population as per 2000 census was 32393. Its density was 891.4 per sq. Km. Per capita income with regards to Houma was $17720. Around 20.8% of total population was reported to be below poverty line.
Houma is steeped in ‘Cajun’ culture and tradition.

Area code:
0985
Time zone:
UTC+-6
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Kay Billiot
Level 14     1 Trophy    Viaggia: Family
Overall rating 5
Overall Guide : It is a very nice place to live if you stay outside the city as it is expensive to live in houma. The traffic gets terribly bad if the tunnel or over pass bridge goes out. On the up side... more we have mardi gras and other functions that give us family orientated outings.
Not to be missed Downtown Live after 5 , mardi Gras , Calling of the tribes pow wow
Cajun Carol
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Needs more activities, so that people don't have to travel all the way to new orleans, just for entertainment, other than bar rooms, and clubs.
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