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Welcome to Taconey ...

Taconey is located in Concordia Parish<1>.

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

Taconey is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Taconey is within the (318) area code.

Adding Taconey to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Taconey in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Taconey elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Taconey on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Taconey ...

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

  • Natchez [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natchez
    • Natchez [Adams County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Taconey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,615 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Natchez
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natchez<5>
  • Ferriday [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferriday
    • Ferriday [Concordia Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Taconey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,204 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferriday
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferriday<5>
  • Clayton [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
    • Clayton [Concordia Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Taconey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 640 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<5>
  • Ridgecrest [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgecrest
    • Ridgecrest [Concordia Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Taconey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 603 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgecrest
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterproof
      • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Taconey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 555 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<5>
    • Cloverdale [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverdale
      • Cloverdale [Adams County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Taconey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverdale
    • West Ferriday [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Ferriday
      • West Ferriday [Concordia Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Taconey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Ferriday have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Ferriday
    • Athlone [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athlone
      • Athlone [Concordia Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Taconey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athlone
    • Dunbarton [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunbarton
      • Dunbarton [Concordia Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Taconey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbarton
    • Monterey [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monterey
      • Monterey [Concordia Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Taconey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monterey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Taconey ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Taconey. 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 Concordia, 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 Taconey - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Taconey) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taconey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5754, Longitude: -91.4682       In this case, the coordinates for Taconey 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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