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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Algoa.

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Around Algoa ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Jonesboro. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northeast of Algoa. Jonesboro has a population of 74,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Paragould. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Algoa and has a population of 28,200 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bald Knob   [Map]   2,907   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Batesville   [Map]   10,740   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bono   [Map]   2,279   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Brinkley   [Map]   2,798   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Brookland   [Map]   3,098   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Forrest City   [Map]   14,480   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Harrisburg   [Map]   2,312   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hoxie   [Map]   2,678   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lake City   [Map]   2,405   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Marked Tree   [Map]   2,505   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Newport   [Map]   7,756   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Searcy   [Map]   24,318   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Trumann   [Map]   7,129   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Walnut Ridge   [Map]   4,674   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Wynne   [Map]   8,078   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Airport Village   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Amagon   [Map]   92   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Balch   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Beedeville   [Map]   100   S   5 miles [8 km]
Campbell Station   [Map]   239   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Diaz   [Map]   1,232   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fisher   [Map]   218   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gourd Neck   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grubbs   [Map]   361   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hickory Ridge   [Map]   258   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Island Town   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jacksonport   [Map]   201   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tupelo   [Map]   169   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Waldenburg   [Map]   59   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Weldon   [Map]   70   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

For more communities neighboring Algoa, please visit our County-by-County Page for Algoa.

Jackson County ...

Algoa is located in Jackson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: Craighead, Cross, Independence, Lawrence, Poinsett, White & Woodruff.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Algoa ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Cow Lake (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast of Algoa   [Map]
Eightmile (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Erwin   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Fisher   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Gourd Neck   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Hickory Ridge   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Horseshoe   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Island Town   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Johnstown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Murphys Corner   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Stringers Mill   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Algoa.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Algoa. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Arkansas

    Arkansas Tourism

    Fishing in Arkansas
    Hunting in Arkansas


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Arkansas

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Arkansas

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Arkansas

Airports Near Algoa ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Newport Muni.(ICAO: KM19)   [Map]   M19   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Woodruff Co. Airport   [Map]   M60   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Wynne Muni.   [Map]   M65   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bald Knob Muni.   [Map]   M74   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Batesville Rgnl.(ICAO: KBVX)   [Map]   BVX   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jonesboro Muni.(JBR/KJBR)   [Map]   JBR   NE   34 miles [54.7 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.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Algoa.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   ESE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   SW   82 miles [132 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   SE   71 miles [114.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Newport Muni.(ICAO: KM19)   [Map]   M19   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Woodruff Co. Airport   [Map]   M60   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Wynne Muni.   [Map]   M65   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bald Knob Muni.   [Map]   M74   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Batesville Rgnl.(ICAO: KBVX)   [Map]   BVX   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jonesboro Muni.(JBR/KJBR)   [Map]   JBR   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]

Additional Airport Information

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

Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Batesville Rgnl.   (ICAO: KBVX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jonesboro Muni.   (JBR/KJBR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Searcy Muni.   (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]
        Website for Searcy Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lambert - St. Louis Intl.   (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
        Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
        Website for Tunica Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Newport Muni.   (ICAO: KM19)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Jackson County: www.jacksoncountyar.org/

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Algoa. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Algoa) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algoa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5074, Longitude: -91.1164     [Map].

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<3>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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<4>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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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Algoa), 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 Algoa.