Greenlaw, Louisiana

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Greenlaw, Louisiana
Greenlaw, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Greenlaw, Louisiana
Greenlaw, Louisiana
Greenlaw, Louisiana is located in the United States
Greenlaw, Louisiana
Greenlaw, Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°59′04″N 90°29′05″W / 30.98444°N 90.48472°W / 30.98444; -90.48472Coordinates: 30°59′04″N 90°29′05″W / 30.98444°N 90.48472°W / 30.98444; -90.48472
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
ParishTangipahoa
Elevation
259 ft (79 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)985
GNIS feature ID554619 [1]
FIPS code22-31460

Greenlaw is an unincorporated community in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The community is located 17 miles (27.36 kilometres) N of Amite City, Louisiana.

Name origin[edit]

The community is named after a local sawmill owned by Edward Runnels Greenlaw who owned and operated the Greenlaw Lumber Company.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Greenlaw, Louisiana
  2. ^ Who's who in Louisiana and Mississippi: Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women of Louisiana and Mississippi. The Times-Picayune. 1918. pp. 106–.
  3. ^ Ron Barthet. "Greenlaw Lumber Company In Ramsay". tammanyfamily.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2019-08-21.