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Around Oak Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of Oak Grove. Monroe has a population of 49,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Greenville (MS). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northeast of Oak Grove and has a population of 33,400 people.

For comparison, Oak Grove has a population of 1,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Oak Grove and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2012
Crossett (AR)   [Map]     5,411   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Dermott (AR)   [Map]     2,802   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Eudora (AR)   [Map]     2,193   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hamburg (AR)   [Map]     2,843   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lake Village (AR)   [Map]     2,504   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bastrop   [Map]     11,154   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Delhi   [Map]     2,970   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lake Providence   [Map]     3,848   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rayville   [Map]     3,763   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Richwood   [Map]     3,389   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Tallulah   [Map]     7,335   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
West Monroe   [Map]     13,082   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Hollandale (MS)   [Map]     2,646   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Leland (MS)   [Map]     4,358   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Vicksburg (MS)   [Map]     23,450   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2012
Parkdale (AR)   [Map]     273   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Portland (AR)   [Map]     425   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wilmot (AR)   [Map]     540   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bonita   [Map]     279   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Epps   [Map]     849   S   18 miles [29 km]
Forest   [Map]     351   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Jones   [Map]     ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kilbourne   [Map]     412   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mer Rouge   [Map]     621   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Oak Ridge   [Map]     142   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pioneer   [Map]     154   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sondheimer   [Map]     ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Transylvania   [Map]     ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Byrne City (MS)   [Map]     ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Mayersville (MS)   [Map]     583   E   20 miles [32.2 km]

For more communities neighboring Oak Grove, please visit our Parish-by-Parish Page for Oak Grove.

West Carroll Parish ...

Oak Grove is located in West Carroll Parish and is the Parish Seat.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of West Carroll Parish: Chicot (AR), East Carroll, Morehouse & Richland.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Oak Grove. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have two new sections that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Oak Grove.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Oak Grove. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oak Grove. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Oak Grove ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Oak Grove.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<4>  Location  NFDC<5>
Kelly Airport   [Map]     Oak Grove  9M6 --- ---
Byerley Airport   [Map]     Lake Providence  0M8   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Morehouse Meml.(ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]     Bastrop  BQP   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Delhi Muni.   [Map]     Delhi  0M9   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<6> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Oak Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Oak Grove. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]     Little Rock (AR)  LIT   NNW   137 miles [220.5 km]
New Orleans Intl. (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]     New Orleans  MSY   SSE   209 miles [336.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]     Birmingham (AL)  BHM   E   272 miles [437.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Monroe Rgnl. (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]     Monroe  MLU   WSW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]     Greenville (MS)  ---   NNE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]     Greenville (MS)  GLH   NNE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]     Jackson (MS)  JAN   ESE   85 miles [136.8 km]
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]     El Dorado (AR)  ELD   WNW   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)     Location  NFDC
Kelly Airport   [Map]     Oak Grove  9M6 --- ---
Byerley Airport   [Map]     Lake Providence  0M8   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Morehouse Meml.(ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]     Bastrop  BQP   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Delhi Muni.   [Map]     Delhi  0M9   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lake Village Muni.   [Map]     Lake Village (AR)  M32   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
John H. Hooks Jr. Meml.   [Map]     Rayville  M79   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Crossett Muni.   [Map]     North Crossett (AR)  ---   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Z. M. Jack Stell Fld.   [Map]     Crossett (AR)  CRT   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hollandale Muni.   [Map]     Hollandale (MS)  14M   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]

Detailed Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
New Orleans Intl. (MSY/KMSY)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Morehouse Meml.(ICAO: KBQP)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Monroe Rgnl. (MLU/KMLU)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oak Grove. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Oak Grove:

Working on your genealogy? We always start with these websites when searching in and around the area of Oak Grove and West Carroll Parish:

Cyndi's List for the State of Louisiana,
        for West Carroll Parish
Family Search for the State of Louisiana,
        for West Carroll Parish
USGenWeb for the State of Louisiana

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Oak Grove.

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oak Grove.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Oak Grove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oak Grove) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oak Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oak Grove

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<5>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Oak Grove), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Oak Grove.


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