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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Bull Shoals.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Bull Shoals ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Harrison. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the west of Bull Shoals. Harrison has a population of 13,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Mountain Home. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the east of Bull Shoals and has a population of 12,400 people.

For comparison, Bull Shoals has a population of 1,900 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 Bull Shoals and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Calico Rock   [Map]   1,748   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Flippin   [Map]   1,340   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gassville   [Map]   2,131   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Green Forest   [Map]   2,782   W   46 miles [74 km]
Horseshoe Bend   [Map]   2,084   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Melbourne   [Map]   1,775   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   2,860   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Salem   [Map]   1,623   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Ava (MO)   [Map]   2,927   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Branson (MO)   [Map]   11,430   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Forsyth (MO)   [Map]   2,413   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hollister (MO)   [Map]   4,486   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kimberling City (MO)   [Map]   2,312   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Merriam Woods (MO)   [Map]   1,769   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
West Plains (MO)   [Map]   12,320   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Buffalo City   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clarkridge   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Colfax   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cotter   [Map]   948   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lakeview   [Map]   725   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Midway   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oakland   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Peel   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Price Place   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Summit   [Map]   580   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Yellville   [Map]   1,171   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Isabella (MO)   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pontiac (MO)   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sundown (MO)   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Theodosia (MO)   [Map]   257   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Marion County ...

Bull Shoals is located in Marion County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Baxter, Boone, Searcy, Ozark (MO) & Taney (MO).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bull Shoals ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Bull Shoals.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bull Shoals ...

Looking for more information about Bull Shoals? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bull Shoals, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Bull Shoals.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Bull Shoals. 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 Bull Shoals. 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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Arkansas Statewide Tourism
    Bull Shoals Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Bull Shoals


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 Bull Shoals ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion County Rgnl.(ICAO: KFLP)   [Map]   FLP   S   5 miles [8 km]
Baxter County Rgnl.    [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ozark Rgnl.(ICAO: KBPK)   [Map]   BPK   E   6 miles [9.7 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 Bull Shoals.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bull Shoals. 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
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   S   115 miles [185.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   ESE   173 miles [278.4 km]
Tulsa Intl. (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]   TUL   W   183 miles [294.5 km]
Lambert - St. Louis Intl. (STL/KSTL)   [Map]   STL   NE   204 miles [328.3 km]
Kansas City Intl. (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   MCI   NNW   232 miles [373.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boone Co. Airport (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]   HRO   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Branson Meml. (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]   BBG   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Springfield Airport (SGF/KSGF)   [Map]   SGF   NW   74 miles [119.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion County Rgnl.(ICAO: KFLP)   [Map]   FLP   S   5 miles [8 km]
Baxter County Rgnl.    [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ozark Rgnl.(ICAO: KBPK)   [Map]   BPK   E   6 miles [9.7 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.

Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waynesville - St. Robert Rgnl.   (TBN/KTBN)   [Map]
        Website for Waynesville - Saint Robert Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Joplin Rgnl.   (JLN/KJLN)   [Map]
        Website for Joplin Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marion County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KFLP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ozark Rgnl.   (ICAO: KBPK)   [Map]
        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
 
West Plains Muni.   (ICAO: KUNO)   [Map]
        Website for West Plains 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
 
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
        Website for Kansas City International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Will Rogers World Airport   (OKC/KOKC)   [Map]
        Website for Will Rogers World Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Boone Co. Airport   (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]
        Website for Boone County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Branson Meml.   (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]
        Website for Branson Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Springfield Airport   (SGF/KSGF)   [Map]
        Website for Springfield - Branson National Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Arkansas Rgnl.   (ICAO: KXNA)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bull Shoals. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3749, Longitude: -92.5902     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bull Shoals have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Bull Shoals), 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 Bull Shoals.