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The location of Tara













Welcome to Tara ...

Tara is located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

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

Tara is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Tara lies within the (225) area code.

Communities near Tara ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Central   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Tara

Zachary   [Map]

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

Baker   [Map]

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

Gonzales   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tara

Located in Ascension Parish

Denham Springs   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tara

Located in Livingston Parish

Saint Gabriel   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Tara

Located in Iberville Parish

Plaquemine   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Tara

Located in Iberville Parish

Walker   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Tara

Located in Livingston Parish

Addis   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Tara

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

Port Allen   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Tara

Located in West Baton Rouge Parish

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

Communities Also Named Tara ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Tara - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (2), Iowa, Maryland (2), Missouri, North Dakota, Ontario and Virginia.

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

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 Tara. 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 Tara. 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 Tara.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tara ...

Looking for more information about Tara? 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.

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

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About East Baton Rouge Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tara) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tara. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4374, Longitude: -91.0940     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tara have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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