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Located in: Tensas Parish (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Tensas Blf.

Time Zone: Tensas Bluff lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (318)

Elevation: 60 feet [18.29 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Tensas Bluff. The point that we are using 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).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   32° 9' 42"
Lon:   -91° 24' 20"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   Tensas Bluff

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Tensas Bluff

GNIS ID:   543717
FIPS State / Place Code:   22 / 75120

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Tensas Bluff)


About Tensas Parish

The community of Saint Joseph is the Parish Seat for Tensas Parish.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Tensas)

Population

2018:<4>     4,462   (15.04% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     5,252   (20.64% decrease since 2000)
2000:     6,618

Total Area:<5>   641 sq. miles [1,660.7 km²]   - of which 5.99% is water (38.41 sq. miles [99.5 km²])

Housing Units:<6>   3,357

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Tensas

GNIS ID:   559509
FIPS State / County Code:   22 / 107

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Tensas Bluff)


About Louisiana

From the US Census

Population

2018:     4,659,978   (2.79% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,533,372   (1.44% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,468,976

Websites for State of Louisiana

Official Website:   louisiana.gov/
Tourism:   https://www.crt.state.la.us/
Parks:   https://www.crt.state.la.us/louisiana-state-parks/
Fishing:   www.wlf.louisiana.gov/fishing
Hunting:   http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/hunting

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Louisiana

GNIS ID:   1629543
FIPS State:   22

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Tensas Bluff)

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tensas Bluff - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Tensas Bluff, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Tensas Bluff.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2018.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Tensas Bluff. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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