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Tyrone, Louisiana

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Welcome to Tyrone ...

Although we found mention of Tyrone during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Tyrone was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

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

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

Tyrone is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Tyrone might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Tyrone would be found within the (337) area code.

Communities near Tyrone ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Eunice   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the East (E) of Tyrone

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Ville Platte   [Map]

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

Church Point   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Tyrone

Located in Acadia Parish

Mamou   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tyrone

Basile   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Tyrone

Oberlin   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tyrone

Located in Allen Parish

Iota   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Tyrone

Located in Acadia Parish

Elton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Tyrone

Located in Jefferson Davis Parish

Chataignier   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tyrone

Reddell   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Tyrone

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

Communities Also Named Tyrone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Tyrone - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Tyrone. 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 Tyrone. 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 Tyrone.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tyrone ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Evangeline Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Tyrone and then turned west". While Tyrone could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Tyrone as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Tyrone could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong parish. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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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 Tyrone - 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 '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- Tyrone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tyrone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4971, Longitude: -92.5112     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tyrone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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