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City of Houma
Location of Houma in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Houma in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.
Coordinates: 29°35′15″N 90°42′58″W / 29.58750°N 90.71611°W / 29.58750; -90.71611Coordinates: 29°35′15″N 90°42′58″W / 29.58750°N 90.71611°W / 29.58750; -90.71611
Country United States
States Louisiana
ParishTerrebonne
Founded1834; 187 years ago (1834)
Incorporated1848; 173 years ago (1848)
Reincorporated1898; 123 years ago (1898)
County seatTerrebonne
Principal cityHouma–Bayou CaneThibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area
RegionAcadiana
South Louisiana
Government
 • TypeGovernment
 • BodyConsolidated City-Parish
 • Parish PresidentGordon Dove
Area
 • City14.56 sq mi (37.72 km2)
 • Land14.43 sq mi (37.36 km2)
 • Water0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • City33,727
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
32,864
 • Density2,358.52/sq mi (910.63/km2)
 • Metro
208,178
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
70360, 70363-64
FIPS code22-36255
Websitewww.tpcg.org

Houma is the parish seat and the only municipality of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, United States. As of 2010, 33,727 people live in Houma.

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