Transylvania, Louisiana: Bat Water Tower of Transylvania

The village of Transylvania has adopted a black bat as its civic symbol, and a big one is painted on the tallest thing in town.

US Hwy 65, Transylvania, LA
I-20 exit 171. Drive north on US Hwy 65 for 21 miles. The water tower stands next to the road, on the right.
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Bat Water Tower of Transylvania

The Farmhouse@Transylvania (a.k.a. the general store/souvenir shop) near the tower is closed. The adjoining gas pumps and garage are still open.

[Susie S, 02/19/2018]
Bat Water Tower of Transylvania

When driving due north, to the left of the tower is a really creepy closed Transylvania Elementary School.

[Legoland, 06/02/2016]

Bat water tower.

Bat Water Tower of Transylvania

Cool little town. Would like to explore the old and abandoned elementary school across from tower.

[Cara, 06/07/2014]
Transylvania General Store

While passing through the state of Louisiana we saw the water tower and there is also a general store. It only has some cheap magnets for mementos.

[Joel, 11/29/2008]

Transylvania water tower.

Bat Water Tower

My wife and I drove through this sleepy Louisiana town on vacation in August. We were pleased to see that the locals embraced their interesting name, topped by the water tower complete with a bat.

[Steve Cook, 10/09/2008]

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