Tensaw, Alabama

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Unincorporated community
Tensaw is located in Alabama
Tensaw is located in the US
Location within the state of Alabama
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 Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
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.