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1890 Communities Near Tensas Bluff Landing ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Tensas Bluff Landing in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Tensas Bluff Landing.

Altoona   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the North (N) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Altoona had a post office and railroad service
 
Barnes   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - Barnes had a post office and railroad service
 
Baskinton   (Franklin Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Baskinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Como   (Franklin Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - Como had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crowville   (Franklin Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Crowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delhi   (Richland Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 620 people (with 2,818 people in 2018)
 - Delhi had a post office and railroad service
 
Gilbert   (Franklin Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - Gilbert had a post office and railroad service
 
Goldman   (Tensas Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - Goldman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grand Gulf (MS)   (Claiborne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 148 people
 - Grand Gulf had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland   (Tensas Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - Highland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Grove   (Franklin Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - Holly Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
King   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - King had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Franklin Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lums   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - Lums had railroad service and no post office
 
New Carthage   (Tensas Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While New Carthage was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - New Carthage had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newellton   (Tensas Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 200 people (with 1,004 people in 2018)
 - Newellton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newlight   (Tensas Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - Newlight had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakley   (Franklin Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Oakley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quebec   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - Quebec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Joseph   (Tensas Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 473 people (with 999 people in 2018)
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallulah   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 6,768 people in 2018)
 - Tallulah had a post office and railroad service
 
Tendal   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - Tendal had railroad service and no post office
 
Thomastown   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 51 people
 - Thomastown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waverly   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Waverly had a post office and railroad service
 
Winnsboro   (Franklin Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Tensas Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 300 people (with 4,607 people in 2018)
 - Winnsboro had a post office and railroad service

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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 Tensas Bluff Landing, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Tensas Bluff Landing. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tensas Bluff Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tensas Bluff Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1649, Longitude: -91.4043     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tensas Bluff Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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