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Tipton, Louisiana

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Welcome to Tipton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Tipton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Tipton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Tipton, please Contact Us.

Tipton would have been located within present day Morehouse Parish.

The location of Tipton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Tipton is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Tipton was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Tipton still existed, it would have been in the (318) area code.

Communities near Tipton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bastrop   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the South (S) of Tipton

Crossett   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tipton

Located in Ashley County (AR)

Sterlington   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Tipton

Located in Ouachita Parish

Mer Rouge   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Tipton

Wilmot   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tipton

Located in Ashley County (AR)

Collinston   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Tipton

Bonita   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Tipton

Felsenthal   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tipton

Located in Union County (AR)

Meridian   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tipton

Located in Ashley County (AR)

Jones   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Tipton

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

Communities Also Named Tipton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Tipton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2), Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Tipton. 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 Tipton. 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 Tipton.

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

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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 Tipton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tipton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Tipton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tipton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9174, Longitude: -91.8590     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tipton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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