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Welcome to Tennant ...

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

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

Tennant would have been located within present day Vernon Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Tennant is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Tennant ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

DeRidder   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Tennant

Located in Beauregard Parish

Leesville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Tennant

New Llano   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Tennant

Rosepine   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tennant

Ludington   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Tennant

Located in Beauregard Parish

Cole Central   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Tennant

Pinewood   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tennant

Cravens   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tennant

Fort Polk   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Tennant

Pickering   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tennant

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

Communities Also Named Tennant ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Tennant - they are located in Alabama, California (2) and Iowa.

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

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 Tennant. 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 Tennant. 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 Tennant.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Vernon Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Tennant, 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 Tennant - 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- Tennant) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tennant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8874, Longitude: -93.1954     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tennant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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