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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Gilmore ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Memphis (TN). It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southeast of Gilmore. Memphis (TN) has a population of 652,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Jonesboro. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the northwest of Gilmore and has a population of 75,900 people.

For comparison, Gilmore has a population of 250 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 Gilmore and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Blytheville   [Map]   14,051   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Forrest City   [Map]   14,291   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Marion   [Map]   12,440   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Paragould   [Map]   28,488   N   46 miles [74 km]
West Memphis   [Map]   24,860   S   18 miles [29 km]
Hernando (MS)   [Map]   15,981   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Horn Lake (MS)   [Map]   27,095   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Olive Branch (MS)   [Map]   37,435   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Southaven (MS)   [Map]   54,031   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Arlington (TN)   [Map]   11,696   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bartlett (TN)   [Map]   59,102   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Collierville (TN)   [Map]   50,286   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Germantown (TN)   [Map]   39,141   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lakeland (TN)   [Map]   12,618   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Spring Lake (TN)   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alto   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bassett   [Map]   160   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Birdsong   [Map]   41   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Black Oak   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clarkedale   [Map]   362   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Denwood   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Dyess   [Map]   370   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Frenchmans Bayou   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Heafer   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Jericho   [Map]   112   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Joiner   [Map]   521   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Marked Tree   [Map]   2,501   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Turrell   [Map]   566   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Tyronza   [Map]   748   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Whitton   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Crittenden County ...

Gilmore is located in Crittenden County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Crittenden County: Cross, Lee, Mississippi, Poinsett, Saint Francis, DeSoto (MS), Tunica (MS), Shelby (TN) & Tipton (TN). The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gilmore ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marked Tree Muni.   [Map]   6M8   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Memphis Muni.(ICAO: KAWM)   [Map]   AWM   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gen. DeWitt Spain Airport    [Map]   M01   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Charles W. Baker Airport    [Map]   2M8   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Millington Rgnl. Jetport (ICAO: KNQA)   [Map]   NQA   E   23 miles [37 km]
Osceola Muni.   [Map]   7M4   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wynne Muni.   [Map]   M65   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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 Gilmore.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gilmore. 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   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   WSW   119 miles [191.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   ENE   207 miles [333.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   S   50 miles [80.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marked Tree Muni.   [Map]   6M8   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Memphis Muni.(ICAO: KAWM)   [Map]   AWM   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gen. DeWitt Spain Airport    [Map]   M01   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Charles W. Baker Airport    [Map]   2M8   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Millington Rgnl. Jetport (ICAO: KNQA)   [Map]   NQA   E   23 miles [37 km]
Osceola Muni.   [Map]   7M4   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wynne Muni.   [Map]   M65   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Manila Muni.   [Map]   MXA   N   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
 
Jonesboro Muni.   (JBR/KJBR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Olive Branch Airport   (OLV/KOLV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arkansas Intl.   (ICAO: KBYH)   [Map]
        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
 
Blytheville Muni.   (ICAO: KHKA)   [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
 
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
        Website for Tunica Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
West Memphis Muni.   (ICAO: KAWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Millington Rgnl. Jetport   (ICAO: KNQA)   [Map]
        Website for Millington Regional Jetport
        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 Gilmore. 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 Gilmore.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gilmore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4116, Longitude: -90.2779     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gilmore 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 Gilmore), 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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