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Carlisle, Arkansas

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Carlisle ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Little Rock. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the west of Carlisle. Little Rock has a population of 199,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is North Little Rock. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the west of Carlisle and has a population of 66,300 people.

For comparison, Carlisle has a population of 2,200 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 Carlisle and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Beebe   [Map]   8,120   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Benton   [Map]   35,775   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bryant   [Map]   20,005   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Cabot   [Map]   25,797   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Conway   [Map]   65,300   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Greenbrier   [Map]   5,370   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Heber Springs   [Map]   7,092   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   28,518   W   23 miles [37 km]
Maumelle   [Map]   18,122   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pine Bluff   [Map]   43,841   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Searcy   [Map]   24,318   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sherwood   [Map]   30,657   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Stuttgart   [Map]   8,945   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ward   [Map]   4,866   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
White Hall   [Map]   5,079   SW   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Allport   [Map]   113   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Biscoe   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Coy   [Map]   95   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
De Valls Bluff   [Map]   583   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Des Arc   [Map]   1,631   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Fredonia   [Map]   340   E   18 miles [29 km]
Hazen   [Map]   1,399   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hickory Plains   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Humnoke   [Map]   280   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lonoke   [Map]   4,237   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Parkers Corner   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Screeton   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Seaton   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tollville   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Lonoke County ...

Carlisle is located in Lonoke County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lonoke County: Arkansas, Faulkner, Jefferson, Prairie, Pulaski & White.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Carlisle ...

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.

Butlerville   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest of Carlisle   [Map]
Crossroad   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Eagle Park (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Furlow   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Hallsville   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Hickory Plains   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Spear (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Waterproof   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Woodlawn   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carlisle ...

Looking for more information about Carlisle? 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 Carlisle, 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 Carlisle.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Carlisle. 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 Carlisle. 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
    Carlisle Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Carlisle

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 Carlisle ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Carlisle Muni.   [Map]   4M3   NE   Less than 2 miles
Hazen Muni.   [Map]   6M0   ESE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stuttgart Muni.(ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   SGT   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clarendon Muni.   [Map]   4M8   ESE   21 miles [33.8 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 Carlisle.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Carlisle. 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
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   E   100 miles [160.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   E   79 miles [127.1 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   SSE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   SSE   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Carlisle Muni.   [Map]   4M3   NE   Less than 2 miles
Hazen Muni.   [Map]   6M0   ESE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stuttgart Muni.(ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   SGT   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clarendon Muni.   [Map]   4M8   ESE   21 miles [33.8 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
Stuttgart Muni.   (ICAO: KSGT)   [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
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grider Fld.   (PBF/KPBF)   [Map]
        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
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
        Website for Tunica Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
        Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Carlisle:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Carlisle. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carlisle) 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 Carlisle. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carlisle

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carlisle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7952, Longitude: -91.7348     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carlisle 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 Carlisle), 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 Carlisle.