Abita Springs is a town in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 2,365 at the 2010 census, up from 1,957 in 2000. 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 around 1880, are located nearby.
Abita Springs is located at 30°28′34″N 90°2′6″W (30.476233, -90.035138).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.5 square miles (11.6 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,957 people, 757 households, and 550 families residing in the town. The population density was 474.3 people per square mile (183.0/km²). There were 813 housing units at an average density of 197.1 per square mile (76.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.30% White, 3.01% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. 1.79% of the population were Hispanic, or Latino of any race.