Tensas Parish was officially established by act of the Louisiana Legislature on March 17, 1843. Up until 1843, the area now comprising Tensas Parish was the northern part of Concordia Parish. Later in 1861 the Tensas area was increased by the annexation of a part of Madison Parish. In 1870, Tensas lost a small portion of its land through an annexation by Franklin Parish. Since then its boundaries, The Tensas River on the west, the Mississippi on the east, Madison Parish on the north and Concordia on the south. [Read More]
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