About This Place
Abita Springs is a town in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States. The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,112. It is part of the New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Abita Springs was originally a Choctaw Indian village taking its name from nearby medicinal springs. The Choctaw burial and execution grounds which were in use up until circa 1880, are located nearby.
Abita Springs is located at 30°28′34″N 90°2′6″W / 30.47611°N 90.035°W / 30.47611; -90.035 (30.476233, -90.035138).