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The location of Gilmore









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 driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
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 nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
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 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, 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 Gilmore ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Marked Tree Muni. (FAA ID: 6M8)   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Memphis Muni. (ICAO: KAWM)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gen. DeWitt Spain Airport  (FAA ID: M01)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Charles W. Baker Airport  (FAA ID: 2M8)   [Map]   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Millington Rgnl. Jetport  (ICAO: KNQA)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
Osceola Muni. (FAA ID: 7M4)   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wynne Muni. (FAA ID: M65)   [Map]   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity 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)   DirDistance
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   WSW   119 miles [191.5 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   ENE   207 miles [333.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Marked Tree Muni. (FAA ID: 6M8)   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Memphis Muni. (ICAO: KAWM)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gen. DeWitt Spain Airport  (FAA ID: M01)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Charles W. Baker Airport  (FAA ID: 2M8)   [Map]   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Millington Rgnl. Jetport  (ICAO: KNQA)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
Osceola Muni. (FAA ID: 7M4)   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wynne Muni. (FAA ID: M65)   [Map]   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Manila Muni. (FAA ID: MXA)   [Map]   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
  Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jonesboro Muni.   (JBR/KJBR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Olive Branch Airport   (OLV/KOLV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arkansas Intl.   (ICAO: KBYH)   [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
 
Blytheville Muni.   (ICAO: KHKA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lambert - St. Louis Intl.   (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
  Website for Lambert - Saint Louis 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
 
West Memphis Muni.   (ICAO: KAWM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Millington Rgnl. Jetport   (ICAO: KNQA)   [Map]
  Website for Millington Regional Jetport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Crittenden County

About Arkansas

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: https://portal.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' (or point-to-point) distance. 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, 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 we use 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>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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