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Welcome to Fenton ...

The village of Fenton is located in Jefferson Davis Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fenton has a population of 355 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fenton.

Fenton is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Fenton: (337)

The ZIP code for Fenton: 70640<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fenton had an population of 355 people. This is a decrease of 6.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fenton had a population of 379 people. This makes Fenton the parish's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 379 people, the population of Fenton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 380 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fenton.

Communities Also Named Fenton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Fenton - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Wyoming (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fenton.

Communities near Fenton ...

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

  • Jennings [Jefferson Davis Parish]
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    • Jennings [Jefferson Davis Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Fenton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,660 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jennings<7>
  • Welsh [Jefferson Davis Parish]
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    • Welsh [Jefferson Davis Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Fenton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,195 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Welsh 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 Welsh<7>
  • Iowa [Calcasieu Parish]
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    • Iowa [Calcasieu Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Fenton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,109 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iowa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Kinder [Allen Parish]
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    • Kinder [Allen Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Fenton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,324 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinder 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 Kinder<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oberlin [Allen Parish]
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      • Oberlin [Allen Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Fenton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,702 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oberlin<7>
    • Elton [Jefferson Davis Parish]
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      • Elton [Jefferson Davis Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Fenton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,134 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elton 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 Elton<7>
    • Reeves [Allen Parish]
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      • Reeves [Allen Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Fenton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reeves 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 Reeves<7>
    • Indian Village [Allen Parish]
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      • Indian Village [Allen Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Fenton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lacassine [Jefferson Davis Parish]
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      • Lacassine [Jefferson Davis Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Fenton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lacassine 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 Lacassine<7>
    • Le Blanc [Allen Parish]
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      • Le Blanc [Allen Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Fenton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Blanc have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Fenton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fenton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fenton. 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 Fenton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fenton ...

Looking for more information about Fenton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fenton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fenton.

Mentions & References for Fenton

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About Jefferson Davis Parish

About Louisiana

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fenton. 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 Jefferson Davis, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fenton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fenton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Fenton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fenton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fenton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fenton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FentonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fenton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3636, Longitude: -92.9165       In this case, the coordinates for Fenton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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