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Welcome to Azucena ...

Azucena is located in Tensas Parish<1>.

The location of Azucena has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Azucena is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Azucena lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Azucena: (318)

Communities near Azucena ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Azucena.

  • Natchez
  • Vidalia
  • Ferriday
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    • Ferriday lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Azucena.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,188 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferriday have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferriday<5>
  • Saint Joseph
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    • Saint Joseph lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Azucena.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 945 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<5>
  • Wisner
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    • Wisner lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Azucena.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wisner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wisner<5>
  • Clayton
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    • Clayton lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Azucena.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 623 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<5>
  • Ridgecrest
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    • Ridgecrest lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Azucena.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 585 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgecrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Waterproof
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    • Waterproof lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Azucena.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 532 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<5>
  • Sicily Island
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sicily Island
    • Sicily Island lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Azucena.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sicily Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Highland
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    • Highland lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Azucena.
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Azucena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Azucena.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Azucena. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Azucena.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Azucena. See our Newspapers Page for Azucena.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Azucena ...

Looking for more information about Azucena? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Azucena, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Azucena.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Azucena. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Tensas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Azucena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Azucena) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Azucena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7779, Longitude: -91.4379       In this case, the coordinates for Azucena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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