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Tiger Bluff Landing, Louisiana

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We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Tiger Bluff Landing (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Tiger Bluff Landing. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Tiger Bluff Landing ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Tiger Bluff Landing.

  • Typical abbreviation for Tiger Bluff Landing: Tiger Blf. Lndg. (or less commonly used: Tiger Bluf. Lndg.)

Neighboring Parishes ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring parishes.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home parish. During their lives, most doctors were in the next parish to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the parish to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring parishes instead of the parish in which they lived:  their home parish contained property and probate records; the parish to the east contained birth and death records; the parish to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring parishes, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Tiger Bluff Landing is located in Livingston Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Livingston Parish: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Saint Helena, Saint James, Saint John the Baptist & Tangipahoa.

Below are the parishes that are near Tiger Bluff Landing. For each of these parishes, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Tiger Bluff Landing:

Livingston     (The home parish for Tiger Bluff Landing)
  Maurepas   [Map]     SW   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Killian   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
  French Settlement   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Springfield   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Port Vincent   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Holden   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Albany   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Livingston   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Walker   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Starns   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Denham Springs   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Watson   [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Summerfield   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Lake   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Brignac   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Claybank   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Saint Amant   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Brittany   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Sorrento   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Galvez Town   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Galvez   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Weber City   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Little Prairie   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Duplessis   [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Brulie Maurin   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Belle Rose   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Burbank - Historic   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Plattenville   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Sweet Home   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Bruly Saint Martin   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Madewood   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Munsons   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Paincourtville   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Plaincourtville   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Rosedale   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Bertie   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
East Baton Rouge
  Old Jefferson   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Shenandoah   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Woodshire Village   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Perkins Village   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Village Saint George   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Oak Hills Place   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Monticello   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Inniswold   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Westminster   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Greenwell Springs   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Essen   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Lynwood Village   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
East Feliciana
  Slaughter   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Carville   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Saint Gabriel   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Sunshine   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  White Castle   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Bayou Goula   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Morrisonville - Historic   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Plaquemine   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Indian Village   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Kenner   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  River Ridge   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Elmwood   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Harahan   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Metairie   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Waggaman   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Avondale   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Bridge City   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Jefferson   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Chackbay   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Kraemer   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Thibodaux   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Raceland   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Saint Charles
  Gypsy   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Killona   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
  Montz   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
  Norco   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Taft   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Hahnville   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  New Sarpy   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Destrehan   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Luling   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Saint Rose   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Ama   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Boutte   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Saint Helena
  Montpelier   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Pine Grove   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Greensburg   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Saint James
  Gramercy   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Lutcher   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Paulina   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Hester   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Vacherie   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  North Vacherie   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Chatman Town   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Free Town   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Uncle Sam   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Convent   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Lagan   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Saint James   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Saint John the Baptist
  Garyville   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Mount Airy   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Edgard   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Reserve   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Wallace   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Laplace   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Saint Tammany
  Madisonville   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Covington   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Mandeville   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Folsom   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Saint Benedict   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Abita Springs   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Akers   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Ponchatoula   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Hammond   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
  Natalbany   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Tickfaw   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Robert   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Independence   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Loranger   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Amite City   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Roseland   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Husser   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Henry City - Historic   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Schriever   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
West Baton Rouge
  Port Allen   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Brusly   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Addis   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Devalls   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Tiger Bluff Landing, see our Parish-by-Parish Page for Tiger Bluff Landing.

Cemeteries Near Tiger Bluff Landing ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Tiger Bluff Landing.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Tiger Bluff Landing covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SE Maurepas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Davidson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NE Tucker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pennington Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NNE Redding Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  ENE Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  E Davidson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Schroeder Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE McKinney Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Goodwill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  NNW Smiley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Colyell Baptist Cemetery   [Map]     
  W St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  NNW Zeigler Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Carters Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Efferson Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  N McLin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cullom Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Springfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Galilee Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Watson Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Tiger Bluff Landing ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 37 newspapers that have been published in the area around Tiger Bluff Landing.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Tiger Bluff Landing, there are papers which were published within 20 miles [32.2 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Tiger Bluff Landing.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've 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. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Tiger Bluff Landing in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Tiger Bluff Landing.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Tiger Bluff Landing, with the one closest to Tiger Bluff Landing listed first.

Whitehall   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tiger Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Whitehall had a post office and no railroad service
Bayou Barbary   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tiger Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Bayou Barbary had a post office and no railroad service
Clio   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Tiger Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
Killian   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tiger Bluff Landing
 - Killian had a post office and no railroad service
Head of Island   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tiger Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Head of Island had a post office and no railroad service
Colyell   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tiger Bluff Landing
 - Colyell had a post office and no railroad service
French Settlement   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tiger Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 1,174 people in 2018)
 - French Settlement had a post office and no railroad service
Springville   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Tiger Bluff Landing
 - Springville had a post office and no railroad service
Springfield   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tiger Bluff Landing
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 514 people in 2018)
 - Springfield had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Tiger Bluff Landing. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Tiger Bluff Landing in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Tiger Bluff Landing:

These websites are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the // Resources/

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Louisiana to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Livingston Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's



Assumption Parish:     Cyndi's



East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's



East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's



Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's



Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's



Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's



Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's



Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's



Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's



Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's



Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's



Tangipahoa Parish:     Cyndi's



Terrebonne Parish:     Cyndi's



West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Livingston Parish
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Louisiana, for Livingston Parish

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Louisiana
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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Tiger Bluff Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tiger Bluff Landing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3055, Longitude: -90.6595     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tiger Bluff Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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<3>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 Tiger Bluff Landing, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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