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Gravel Ridge, Arkansas

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Gravel Ridge.

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Around Gravel Ridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Little Rock. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the southwest of Gravel Ridge. Little Rock has a population of 199,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is North Little Rock. It lies just southwest of Gravel Ridge and has a population of 66,300 people.

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

Community   2016
Beebe   [Map]   8,120   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Benton   [Map]   35,775   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bryant   [Map]   20,005   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cabot   [Map]   25,797   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Conway   [Map]   65,300   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Greenbrier   [Map]   5,370   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Heber Springs   [Map]   7,092   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   28,518   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Malvern   [Map]   10,941   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Maumelle   [Map]   18,122   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Morrilton   [Map]   6,722   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pine Bluff   [Map]   43,841   S   46 miles [74 km]
Searcy   [Map]   24,318   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sherwood   [Map]   30,657   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Stuttgart   [Map]   8,945   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Austin   [Map]   3,722   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Booker   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cammack Village   [Map]   746   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
College Station   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gibson   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lonoke   [Map]   4,237   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mayflower   [Map]   2,430   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
McAlmont   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rose City   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Scott   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Secluded Hills   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sweet Home   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Vilonia   [Map]   4,478   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wakefield Village   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Windamere   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Pulaski County ...

Gravel Ridge is located in Pulaski County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pulaski County: Faulkner, Grant, Jefferson, Lonoke, Perry & Saline.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gravel Ridge ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gravel Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Gravel Ridge? 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 Gravel Ridge, 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 Gravel Ridge.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Gravel Ridge

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 Gravel Ridge ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
North Little Rock Muni.   [Map]   ORK   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld.   [Map]   CWS   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Saline County Rgnl.    [Map]   SUZ   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Carlisle Muni.   [Map]   4M3   E   27 miles [43.5 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 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 Gravel Ridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gravel Ridge. 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   SSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   E   125 miles [201.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   E   105 miles [169 km]
Boone Co. Airport (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]   HRO   NNW   110 miles [177 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   SE   117 miles [188.3 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   SE   117 miles [188.3 km]
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   SSW   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
North Little Rock Muni.   [Map]   ORK   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld.   [Map]   CWS   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Saline County Rgnl.    [Map]   SUZ   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Carlisle Muni.   [Map]   4M3   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hazen Muni.   [Map]   6M0   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Searcy Muni. (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]   SRC   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Morrilton Muni.   [Map]   BDQ   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sheridan Muni.   [Map]   9M8   SSW   38 miles [61.2 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
Searcy Muni.   (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]
        Website for Searcy Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Stuttgart Muni.   (ICAO: KSGT)   [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
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
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
        Website for Tunica Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Boone Co. Airport   (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]
        Website for Boone County 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
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Pulaski County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gravel Ridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Pulaski County:

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 Gravel Ridge.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gravel Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8684, Longitude: -92.1907     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gravel Ridge 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 Gravel Ridge), 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 Gravel Ridge.