About Ponchatoula, Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°26?21?N 90°26?33?W? / ?30.43917°N 90.4425°W? / 30.43917; -90.4425Ponchatoula is a city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 5,180 at the 2000 census. Ponchatoula calls itself the "Strawberry Capital of the World". It is part of the Hammond Micropolitan Statistical Area. The current mayor is Bob Zabbia.