Merryville Fire Tower
US 322, LA 3

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 322, LA 3 (view other lookouts in United States, Louisiana)
Date Registered September 1, 1999
Nominated by Keith Hawkins, Louisiana-Texas Chapter, FFLA
Location Beauregard Parish, Louisiana
Coordinates N 30° 43.266' W 093° 30.348' (view using Google Maps)
N 30° 43' 16" W 093° 30' 21"
N 30.721100° W 093.505800°
Elevation 170 ft (52 m)
Built early 1950s
Removed by 2021
Former Fire Lookout Sites Register US 2085, LA 6
Administered by Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry


Constructed in the early 1950s, Merryville Fire Tower is a steel Aermotor tower with 7' x 7' metal cab. Like the nearby Gordon Tower, it is maintained by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry for emergency fire detection to complement air surveillance.

It was removed by 2021.


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