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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Smith ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ruston (LA). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the south of Smith. Ruston (LA) has a population of 22,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is El Dorado. It lies just north of Smith and has a population of 18,000 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 you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Camden   [Map]   11,030   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Crossett   [Map]   4,988   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fordyce   [Map]   3,902   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hamburg   [Map]   2,698   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   11,467   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Warren   [Map]   5,653   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Arcadia (LA)   [Map]   2,795   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bastrop (LA)   [Map]   10,395   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Farmerville (LA)   [Map]   3,820   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grambling (LA)   [Map]   5,239   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Haynesville (LA)   [Map]   2,091   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Homer (LA)   [Map]   2,874   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Minden (LA)   [Map]   12,319   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Springhill (LA)   [Map]   4,936   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Sterlington (LA)   [Map]   2,554   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Calion   [Map]   459   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crain City   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dumas City   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Joyce City   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Junction City   [Map]   537   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lawson   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lisbon   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Norphlet   [Map]   805   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Perdue City   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sandy Land   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Scotland   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Urbana   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Junction City (LA)   [Map]   560   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lillie (LA)   [Map]   117   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spearsville (LA)   [Map]   135   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Union County ...

Smith is located in Union County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Union County: Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Columbia, Ouachita, Claiborne (LA), Morehouse (LA) & Union (LA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Smith ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   WNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hampton Muni.   [Map]   0R6   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Homer Muni.   [Map]   5F4   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Stephens - Ouachita Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Union Parish Airport   [Map]   F87   SSE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Magnolia Muni.   [Map]   AGO   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Harrell Fld.(ICAO: KCDH)   [Map]   CDH   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ruston Rgnl.(ICAO: KRSN)   [Map]   RSN   S   43 miles [69.2 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 Smith.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Smith. 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
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   NNE   112 miles [180.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NE   201 miles [323.5 km]
Dallas Love Fld. (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   DAL   W   244 miles [392.7 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl. (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   DFW   W   254 miles [408.8 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   ---   W   254 miles [408.8 km]
New Orleans Intl. (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]   MSY   SSE   258 miles [415.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   WNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Monroe Rgnl. (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]   MLU   SE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Texarkana Rgnl. (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]   TXK   WNW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Shreveport Rgnl. (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]   SHV   SW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   ENE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hampton Muni.   [Map]   0R6   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Homer Muni.   [Map]   5F4   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Stephens - Ouachita Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Union Parish Airport   [Map]   F87   SSE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Magnolia Muni.   [Map]   AGO   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Harrell Fld.(ICAO: KCDH)   [Map]   CDH   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ruston Rgnl.(ICAO: KRSN)   [Map]   RSN   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Warren Muni.   [Map]   3M9   NE   43 miles [69.2 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
 
Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
        Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harrell Fld.   (ICAO: KCDH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ruston Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRSN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas Love Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morehouse Meml.   (ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
        Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Monroe Rgnl.   (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
        Website for Monroe Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Texarkana Rgnl.   (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]
        Website for Texarkana Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shreveport Rgnl.   (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
        Website for Shreveport Regional Airport
        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 Smith. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Union County: www.co.union.ar.us/

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 Smith.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smith. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1357, Longitude: -92.6502     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smith 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 Smith), 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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