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Where Is Area Code 985?

Area code 985 is found in the US state of Louisiana. Primarily servicing the city of Slidell (population: 87067), area code 985 covers 11 parishes of Louisiana.

Located in the Central time zone, area code 985 is on the same time as Chicago, IL.

Area code 985 was brought into effect on February 12, 2001. 985 was split from the parent 504 area code.

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Counties in Area Code 985

  • Assumption,
  • Lafourche,
  • Livingston,
  • Plaquemines,
  • Saint Charles,
  • Saint Mary,
  • Saint Tammany,
  • St John the Baptist,
  • Tangipahoa,
  • Terrebonne,
  • Washington.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 985

City County City Population Time Zone
Slidell Saint Tammany 87,067 CST
Houma Terrebonne 83,507 CST
Covington Saint Tammany 48,901 CST
Hammond Tangipahoa 48,882 CST
Mandeville Saint Tammany 47,363 CST
Thibodaux Lafourche 43,312 CST
La Place St John the Baptist 33,280 CST
Ponchatoula Tangipahoa 25,437 CST
Morgan City Saint Mary 22,558 CST
Bogalusa Washington 19,845 CST
Franklinton Washington 18,344 CST
Belle Chasse Plaquemines 16,184 CST
Raceland Lafourche 14,433 CST
Amite Tangipahoa 13,980 CST
Pearl River Saint Tammany 13,484 CST
Destrehan Saint Charles 12,981 CST
Luling Saint Charles 12,447 CST
Lacombe Saint Tammany 11,104 CST
Independence Tangipahoa 10,440 CST
Madisonville Saint Tammany 10,398 CST
Kentwood Tangipahoa 10,318 CST
Cut Off Lafourche 9,826 CST
Tickfaw Tangipahoa 8,681 CST
Gray Terrebonne 8,429 CST
Patterson Saint Mary 8,308 CST

Note: The above list is based off of the top 25 most populous cities in the area code as per 2012 United States Census Bureau estimates.

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This page was last modified on July 3, 2015.