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Tensas Bluff, Louisiana

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The location of Tensas Bluff

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Tensas Bluff.

This page contains six sections:

Around Tensas Bluff ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northwest of Tensas Bluff. Monroe has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vicksburg (MS). It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the east of Tensas Bluff and has a population of 22,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Tensas Bluff and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2018
Delhi   [Map]   2,818   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ferriday   [Map]   3,227   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Jonesville   [Map]   2,031   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Lake Providence   [Map]   3,547   N   46 miles [74 km]
Newellton   [Map]   1,004   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   1,593   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Rayville   [Map]   3,514   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Richwood   [Map]   3,378   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Tallulah   [Map]   6,768   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vidalia   [Map]   3,916   S   41 miles [66 km]
West Monroe   [Map]   12,431   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Winnsboro   [Map]   4,607   W   18 miles [29 km]
Fayette (MS)   [Map]   1,480   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Natchez (MS)   [Map]   15,009   S   41 miles [66 km]
Port Gibson (MS)   [Map]   1,348   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Baskin   [Map]   253   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Chase   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Crowville   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dunn   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Elam   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gilbert   [Map]   562   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jigger   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mangham   [Map]   632   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Richmond   [Map]   555   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Saint Joseph   [Map]   999   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Swampers   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wisner   [Map]   913   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Yucatan Landing   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grand Gulf (MS)   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rodney (MS)   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]

For more communities neighboring Tensas Bluff, please visit our Parish-by-Parish Page for Tensas Bluff.

Tensas Parish ...

Tensas Bluff is located in Tensas Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Tensas Parish: Catahoula, Concordia, Franklin, Madison, Adams (MS), Claiborne (MS), Jefferson (MS) & Warren (MS). The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tensas Bluff ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Tensas Bluff.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Tensas Bluff. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tensas Bluff. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Louisiana

    Louisiana Tourism
    Parks for Louisiana

    Fishing in Louisiana
    Hunting in Louisiana

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Louisiana

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Louisiana

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Louisiana

Airports Near Tensas Bluff ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Tensas Bluff.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Tensas Bluff. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Tensas Bluff.

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
164 miles [263.9 km] miles to the south southeast of Tensas Bluff.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
183 miles [294.5 km] miles to the north northwest of Tensas Bluff.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
277 miles [445.8 km] miles to the west southwest of Tensas Bluff.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
44 miles [70.8 km] miles to the northwest of Tensas Bluff.

Jackson - Evers Intl.  (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
78 miles [125.5 km] miles to the east of Tensas Bluff.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
88 miles [141.6 km] miles to the southwest of Tensas Bluff.

Greenville Intl.    [Map]
94 miles [151.3 km] miles to the north northeast of Tensas Bluff.

Mid Delta Rgnl.  (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
94 miles [151.3 km] miles to the north northeast of Tensas Bluff.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
109 miles [175.4 km] miles to the northwest of Tensas Bluff.

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
113 miles [181.9 km] miles to the south of Tensas Bluff.

General Aviation Airports

Winnsboro Muni. (FAA ID: F89)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the west of Tensas Bluff.

Delhi Muni. (FAA ID: 0M9)   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the north northwest of Tensas Bluff.

Vicksburg Tallulah Rgnl. (ICAO: KTVR)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the east northeast of Tensas Bluff.

Vicksburg Muni. (VKS/KVKS)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the east of Tensas Bluff.

John H. Hooks Jr. Meml. (FAA ID: M79)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the northwest of Tensas Bluff.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)    [Map]

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)    [Map]

Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Baton Rouge Metro Airport   (BTR/KBTR)    [Map]

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Vicksburg Tallulah Rgnl.   (ICAO: KTVR)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Vicksburg Muni.   (VKS/KVKS)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Natchez - Adams Co. Airport   (HEZ/KHEZ)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

George Bush Intercontinental   (IAH/KIAH)    [Map]

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Morehouse Meml.   (ICAO: KBQP)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)    [Map]

Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

William P. Hobby Airport   (HOU/KHOU)    [Map]

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Monroe Rgnl.   (MLU/KMLU)    [Map]

Website for Monroe Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)    [Map]

Website for Jackson - Evers International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Alexandria Intl.   (ICAO: KAEX)    [Map]

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)    [Map]

Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Tensas Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tensas Bluff.

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<2>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- Tensas Bluff) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tensas Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1618, Longitude: -91.4057     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tensas Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Tensas Bluff), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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