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Welcome to Helena ...

Helena is located in Tensas Parish<1>.


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


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

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

Helena is located in the (318) area code.

Communities Also Named Helena ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 35 communities that are also named Helena - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada (2), New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Helena ...

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

  • Ferriday
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferriday have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferriday
    • Ferriday is located in Concordia Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,188 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferriday <4>
  • Saint Joseph
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Newellton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newellton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newellton
    • Newellton is located in Tensas Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 927 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newellton <4>
  • Wisner
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wisner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisner
    • Wisner is located in Franklin Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 881 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wisner <4>
  • Clayton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
    • Clayton is located in Concordia Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 623 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton <4>
  • Gilbert
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Waterproof
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterproof
    • Waterproof is located in Tensas Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 532 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof <4>
  • Sicily Island
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sicily Island
    • Sicily Island is located in Catahoula Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
  • Highland
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
    • Highland is located in Tensas Parish
  • Rodney
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodney
    • Rodney is located in Jefferson County (MS)

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 Helena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Helena.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Helena ...

Looking for more information about Helena? 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 Helena, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Helena.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Helena. 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 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 Helena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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