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Welcome to Tensas ...

Tensas is located in Tensas Parish.

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

Tensas is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Tensas lies within the (318) area code.

Communities near Tensas ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Port Gibson   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the East (E) of Tensas

Located in Claiborne County (MS)

Saint Joseph   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Tensas

Waterproof   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Tensas

Yucatan Landing   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Tensas

Grand Gulf   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Tensas

Located in Claiborne County (MS)

Rodney   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Tensas

Located in Jefferson County (MS)

Swampers   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tensas

Located in Franklin Parish

Crowville   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tensas

Located in Franklin Parish

Gilbert   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of Tensas

Located in Franklin Parish

Mound   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tensas

Located in Madison Parish

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

Communities Also Named Tensas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Tensas: This one is located in Tensas Parish and the other is located in Concordia Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 2 communities that are also named Tensas - they are located in and Alabama.

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

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 Tensas. 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 Tensas. 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 Tensas.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tensas ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Tensas Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tensas. 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 Tensas - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tensas) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tensas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0502, Longitude: -91.2504     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tensas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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