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The location of Highland









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Highland ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Texarkana (TX). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southwest of Highland. Texarkana (TX) has a population of 37,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Texarkana. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of Highland and has a population of 30,300 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Arkadelphia   [Map]   10,650   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ashdown   [Map]   4,428   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
De Queen   [Map]   6,591   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   2,122   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gurdon   [Map]   2,098   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hope   [Map]   9,790   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mena   [Map]   5,571   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Mineral Springs   [Map]   1,166   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Murfreesboro   [Map]   1,554   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Nashville   [Map]   4,472   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Prescott   [Map]   3,030   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Stamps   [Map]   1,505   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hooks (TX)   [Map]   2,743   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Nash (TX)   [Map]   3,413   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Wake Village (TX)   [Map]   5,425   SW   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Billstown   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Blevins   [Map]   306   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Daisy   [Map]   110   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Delight   [Map]   262   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grandfield   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kimberley   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
McCaskill   [Map]   92   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mount Moriah   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Nathan   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Newhope   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ozan   [Map]   81   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pike City   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tokio   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Pike County ...

Highland is located in Pike County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pike County: Clark, Hempstead, Howard, Montgomery, Nevada & Polk.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Highland ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Howard Co. Airport (FAA ID: M77)   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hope Muni. (FAA ID: M18)   [Map]   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gurdon Muni. (FAA ID: 5M8)   [Map]   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sevier Co. Airport (ICAO: KDEQ)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bearce Airport (FAA ID: 7M3)   [Map]   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mount Ida Muni.   [Map]   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Arkadelphia Muni.   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Dexter B. Florence Meml. Fld. (ICAO: KM89)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 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 Highland.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Highland. 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]   ENE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Tulsa Intl.  (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]   NW   191 miles [307.4 km]
Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   WSW   195 miles [313.8 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   WSW   203 miles [326.7 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   WSW   204 miles [328.3 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   ENE   226 miles [363.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Texarkana Rgnl.  (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]   SSW   42 miles [67.6 km]
South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Fort Smith Rgnl.  (FSM/KFSM)   [Map]   NNW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]   S   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Howard Co. Airport (FAA ID: M77)   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hope Muni. (FAA ID: M18)   [Map]   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gurdon Muni. (FAA ID: 5M8)   [Map]   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sevier Co. Airport (ICAO: KDEQ)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bearce Airport (FAA ID: 7M3)   [Map]   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mount Ida Muni.   [Map]   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Arkadelphia Muni.   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Dexter B. Florence Meml. Fld. (ICAO: KM89)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
  Website for Tulsa International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sevier Co. Airport   (ICAO: KDEQ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dexter B. Florence Meml. Fld.   (ICAO: KM89)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mena Intermountain Muni.   (ICAO: KMEZ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Meml. Fld.   (HOT/KHOT)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
  Website for Dallas Love Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
  Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Texarkana Rgnl.   (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]
  Website for Texarkana Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort Smith Rgnl.   (FSM/KFSM)   [Map]
  Website for Fort Smith Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shreveport Rgnl.   (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
  Website for Shreveport Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Pike County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Highland. 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 Highland.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Highland) 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 Highland. 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 Highland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0354, Longitude: -93.7721     [Map].

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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 Highland), 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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