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De Witt, Arkansas

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to De Witt.

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Around De Witt ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pine Bluff. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the west of De Witt. Pine Bluff has a population of 43,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clarksdale (MS). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the east of De Witt and has a population of 16,300 people.

For comparison, De Witt has a population of 3,100 people.

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

Community   2016
Brinkley   [Map]   2,798   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Carlisle   [Map]   2,172   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Dumas   [Map]   4,289   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
England   [Map]   2,753   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   ---   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lonoke   [Map]   4,237   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Marianna   [Map]   3,599   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
McGehee   [Map]   3,888   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Star City   [Map]   2,150   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Stuttgart   [Map]   8,945   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
West Helena   [Map]   ---   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
White Hall   [Map]   5,079   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rosedale (MS)   [Map]   1,727   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Shelby (MS)   [Map]   2,083   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Almyra   [Map]   271   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bayou Meto   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Casscoe   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crockett's Bluff   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crumrod   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ethel   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gillett   [Map]   686   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Holly Grove   [Map]   531   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Humphrey   [Map]   514   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lambrook   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Preston Ferry   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Reydell   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Saint Charles   [Map]   220   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tichnor   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ulm   [Map]   163   N   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

Arkansas County ...

De Witt is located in Arkansas County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Arkansas County: Desha, Jefferson, Lincoln, Lonoke, Monroe, Phillips & Prairie.

Curious and Interesting Names Near De Witt ...

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.

Crockett's Bluff   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast of De Witt   [Map]
Ethel   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Holdridge   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Lodge Corner   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Mayview   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Plainview   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Prairie Union   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sassafras (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Stinking Bay   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for De Witt ...

Looking for more information about De Witt? 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 De Witt, 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 De Witt.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for De Witt

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 De Witt ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
De Witt Muni.   [Map]   5M1   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Almyra Muni.   [Map]   M73   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stuttgart Muni.(ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   SGT   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Clarendon Muni.   [Map]   4M8   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Billy Free Muni.   [Map]   0M0   SSW   29 miles [46.7 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 De Witt.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from De Witt. 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   WNW   58 miles [93.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NE   93 miles [149.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   SSE   59 miles [95 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   SSE   59 miles [95 km]
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   ENE   62 miles [99.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
De Witt Muni.   [Map]   5M1   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Almyra Muni.   [Map]   M73   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stuttgart Muni.(ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   SGT   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Clarendon Muni.   [Map]   4M8   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Billy Free Muni.   [Map]   0M0   SSW   29 miles [46.7 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
Stuttgart Muni.   (ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grider Fld.   (PBF/KPBF)   [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
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International 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
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
        Website for Tunica Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
        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 De Witt. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 De Witt.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in De Witt. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2873, Longitude: -91.3381     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for De Witt 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 De Witt), 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 De Witt.