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Mason, Louisiana
(Tangipahoa Parish)

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The location of Mason

Welcome to Mason ...

So far, we have found very little information about Mason. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Mason to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Mason, please Contact Us.

Mason would have been located within present day Tangipahoa Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mason is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Mason was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Mason once stood is in the (985) area code.

Communities near Mason ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hammond   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Mason

Ponchatoula   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mason

Amite City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Mason

Livingston   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Mason

Located in Livingston Parish

Independence   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Mason

Killian   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Mason

Located in Livingston Parish

Roseland   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Mason

Albany   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mason

Located in Livingston Parish

Folsom   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Mason

Located in Saint Tammany Parish

Springfield   [Map]

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

Located in Livingston Parish

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

Communities Also Named Mason ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Mason: This one is located in Tangipahoa Parish and the other is located in Franklin Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 38 communities that are also named Mason - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Mason. 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 Mason. 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 Mason.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mason:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Tangipahoa Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tangipahoa Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Mason, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Mason) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mason. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5446, Longitude: -90.4954     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mason have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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