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Ethel, Arkansas

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The location of Ethel

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Ethel ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pine Bluff. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of Ethel. Pine Bluff has a population of 43,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clarksdale (MS). It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the east of Ethel and has a population of 15,700 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 from Ethel and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Brinkley   [Map]   2,714   N   41 miles [66 km]
Carlisle   [Map]   2,182   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
De Witt   [Map]   3,085   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dumas   [Map]   4,239   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
England   [Map]   2,744   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   10,701   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Marianna   [Map]   3,571   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
McGehee   [Map]   3,824   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Star City   [Map]   2,119   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Stuttgart   [Map]   8,773   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
West Helena   [Map]   ---   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cleveland (MS)   [Map]   11,729   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Drew (MS)   [Map]   1,688   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Shelby (MS)   [Map]   2,035   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Almyra   [Map]   271   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bayou Meto   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Casscoe   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Crockett's Bluff   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crumrod   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elaine   [Map]   527   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gillett   [Map]   690   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lambrook   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mellwood   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pine City   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Preston Ferry   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Saint Charles   [Map]   213   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Snow Lake   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tichnor   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Turner   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Arkansas County ...

Ethel is located in Arkansas County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ethel ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Ethel. 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 Ethel. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Arkansas

    Arkansas Tourism
    Parks for Arkansas

    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 Ethel ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
De Witt Muni. (FAA ID: 5M1)   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Almyra Muni. (FAA ID: M73)   [Map]   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Holly Grove Muni. (FAA ID: 2A6)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Clarendon Muni. (FAA ID: 4M8)   [Map]   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stuttgart Muni. (ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Billy Free Muni. (FAA ID: 0M0)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport (FAA ID: HEE)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fletcher Fld. (FAA ID: CKM)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Ethel.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   WNW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   NE   85 miles [136.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tunica Muni.  (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   ENE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   S   56 miles [90.1 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl.  (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   S   56 miles [90.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
De Witt Muni. (FAA ID: 5M1)   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Almyra Muni. (FAA ID: M73)   [Map]   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Holly Grove Muni. (FAA ID: 2A6)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Clarendon Muni. (FAA ID: 4M8)   [Map]   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stuttgart Muni. (ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Billy Free Muni. (FAA ID: 0M0)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport (FAA ID: HEE)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fletcher Fld. (FAA ID: CKM)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Stuttgart Muni.   (ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Grider Fld.   (PBF/KPBF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
  Website for Tulsa International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
  Website for Tunica Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
  Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Ethel.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ethel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2865, Longitude: -91.1637     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ethel 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Ethel), 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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