Hammond Area Economic and Industrial Development District is committed to helping businesses locate, grow, and thrive in Hammond, Louisiana.

The largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Hammond is known for its historic downtown, vibrant university, and convenient transportation infrastructure. Our city is ideal for any enterprise, perfectly situated at the crossroads of the south with quick access to the interstate, rail, air, and ports.


workforce within 60mi
*ESRI: U.S. Census Bureau
Census 2010 Summary File


Above sea level
*U.S. Geological Survey


average housing price
*Gulf South Real Estate Information Network
1/1/2017 — 3/31/2017


See why Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Winn Dixie, Entergy and Cardinal Health all chose Hammond as home to their distribution centers.



We’re a city powered by our people. Hammond’s diverse workforce is comprised of friendly and capable people ready to get to work!

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Ready to move your business to Hammond? We've got just the spot! Let HED work with your team to find the best location for your enterprise.

We’re more than just numbers

Our demographics don’t tell the whole story

There are so many things to discover in Hammond. People who live here, love it here. Intangibles -- like friendly smiles, and a welcoming community that truly cares -- give our city that little something extra you just have to experience for yourself. Our community has a proven track record of attracting and retaining from large industries to small local business.

Find out why businesses choose Hammond:

a few other successes

Hammond Airport

Hammond is home to the largest and only towered airport on the Northshore of Lake Ponchartrain and is a short 10-minute flight from New Orleans.

Boasting over 900 available acres for development, developers who will build to suit, an adjacent industrial park, and direct access to the interstate highway, port, and rail systems, our airport is the ideal location for your business.

contact us
985.340.9028| info@tangipahoa.org
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