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Fenton, Louisiana

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The location of Fenton

Welcome to Fenton ...

The village of Fenton is located in Jefferson Davis Parish.

The location of Fenton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Fenton has a population of 367 people<2> (see below for details).

Fenton is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Fenton is located in the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Fenton: 70640<4>

Population Details ...

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 (with a count of 380 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Fenton had an population of 367 people. This is a decrease of 3.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fenton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jennings   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Fenton

Welsh   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fenton

Iowa   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fenton

Located in Calcasieu Parish

Kinder   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fenton

Located in Allen Parish

Oberlin   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fenton

Located in Allen Parish

Elton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fenton

Reeves   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fenton

Located in Allen Parish

Indian Village   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fenton

Located in Allen Parish

Lacassine   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Fenton

Le Blanc   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Fenton

Located in Allen Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fenton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fenton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fenton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fenton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fenton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fenton

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fenton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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