Other cities in the 985 area code include: Thibodaux, Mandeville, La Place, Bogalusa, Franklinton, Cut Off, Amite, Patterson, Kentwood, Raceland, Madisonville, Ponchatoula, Norco, Paradis, Dulac, Grand Isle, Lockport, Pearl River, Lacombe, Pierre Part, Napoleonville, Labadieville, Larose, Luling, Independence, Galliano, Folsom, Gibson, Angie, Bush, Reserve, Garyville, New Orleans, Edgard, Montegut, Golden Meadow, Mount Hermon, Hahnville, and Bourg.
Houma is the only city in and the parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, and the largest principal city of the Houma– Bayou Cane – Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city's powers of government have been absorbed by the parish, which is now run by the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government. The population was 33,727 at the 2010 census, an increase of 1,334 over the 2000 tabulation of 32,393. Many unincorporated areas are adjacent to the city of Houma; the largest, Bayou Cane, is an urbanized area commonly referred to by locals as being part of Houma. It is not included in the city's census counts, and is a separate census-designated place. If the populations of the urbanized census-designated places were included with that of the city of Houma, the total would exceed 60,000 residents. The city was named after the historic Native American tribe of Houma people, believed to be related to the Choctaw. The United Houma Nation Tribe is recognized by the state of Louisiana, although it has not achieved federal recognition. Houma was rated as an "Affordable" city by Demographia's International Housing Survey.
Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is 45 miles east of Baton Rouge. Its population was 20,019 in the 2010 census; Hammond is home to Southeastern Louisiana University. It is the principal city of the Hammond Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Tangipahoa Parish.
Slidell / s l aɪ ˈ d ɛ l / is the largest city situated on the northeast shore of Lake Pontchartrain and St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 27,068 at the 2010 census. Greater Slidell has a population of about 90,000. It is part of the New Orleans − Metairie − Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The 985 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in Central Daylight Time is 10:37 PM on Sep 27, 2023.