Tensaw, Alabama

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Unincorporated community
Montgomery Hill Baptist Church
Montgomery Hill Baptist Church
Tensaw is located in Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Tensaw is located in the US
Tensaw (the US)
Coordinates: 31°09′25″N 87°47′57″W / 31.15694°N 87.79917°W / 31.15694; -87.79917Coordinates: 31°09′25″N 87°47′57″W / 31.15694°N 87.79917°W / 31.15694; -87.79917
Country United States
State Alabama
County Baldwin
Elevation 141 ft (43 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID 157149[1]

Tensaw is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the DaphneFairhopeFoley Micropolitan Statistical Area and is the home of historic Fort Mims.

A post office operated under the name Tensaw from 1807 to 1953.[2]


Below are structures that were located in Tensaw that were recorded in the Historic American Buildings Survey:


  1. ^ "Tensaw". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Baldwin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 January 2015.