Folsom is a small village located in St. Tammany Parish in the state of Louisiana. It’s in the New Orleans – Metairie – Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population of Folsom is 725. The median household income is $43,899. The median home value is $147,840. The village of Folsom is 1.7 square miles in total area.
Students in Folsom attend schools in the St. Tammany Parish Public School System. Folsom Elementary School serves children in grades K-5. Folsom Junior High School serves children in grades 6-8. Covington High School serves children in grades 9-10.
Folsom was founded in 1904 and was named after Francis Folsom Cleveland, the wife of President Grover Cleveland. The town was originally a logging community. In 1915, the town was incorporated. It grew into a quaint village with an appreciation for rural living.
Folsom is best known for its horse farms and beautiful plant nurseries. Other interesting farms can be found in Folsom. Throughout the countryside, you’ll find emu farms and ostrich farms. It’s unique features like these that give the village of Folsom its charming atmosphere.
The subdivisions of Village Trace and Annendell, located in Folsom, have homeowner’s associations.
Active organizations within Folsom include the Council on Aging, A.U. Peterson Lodge #455, Recreation District #12, and Alcoholics Anonymous. Folsom has many active and successful businesses. Businesses of interest to the community include a bookstore, an engraving shop, a nail salon, a donut shop, a dry cleaner, a tobacco shop, and a driving academy.
The village of Folsom has twenty places of worship. New Life Lutheran Church of Folsom, Savannah Branch Church of God, Lee Hill Baptist Church, St. John’s Catholic Church, Midway Church of Christ Holiness U.S.A., and Greater Payne Chapel AME Church are just a few of the village’s places of worship.
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