Tensas Parish, Louisiana
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Tensas Parish History
Tensas parish was founded in 1843.
The name Tensas is derived from the Taensa people.
Located in the northeastern section of Louisiana, it is the least populated parish in the state.
The parish seat is St. Joseph.

Newellton * St. Joseph * Waterproof

Unincorporated Communities
Balmoral * Crimea * Yucatan Landing

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Tensas Parish Data

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Church Histories / Records

Death Records

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History Topics

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Slavery Records

Website Updates:
May 2015:  bio for McCALL
Dec 2014: bio for ADAMS



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Surrounding Parishes and Counties
Madison Parish (north)
Warren County, Mississippi (northeast)
Claiborne County, Mississippi (east)
Jefferson County, Mississippi (east)
Adams County, Mississippi (southeast)
Concordia Parish (south)
Catahoula Parish (southwest)
Franklin Parish (west)

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