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The location of Smithton

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Smithton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Hot Springs. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the north of where Smithton would have been located. Hot Springs has a population of 35,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Magnolia. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the south of Smithton and has a population of 11,600 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 driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arkadelphia   [Map]   10,793   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Camden   [Map]   11,219   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fordyce   [Map]   3,955   E   41 miles [66 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   2,141   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gurdon   [Map]   2,137   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Haskell   [Map]   4,445   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hope   [Map]   9,892   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Malvern   [Map]   10,941   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Murfreesboro   [Map]   1,580   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Nashville   [Map]   4,501   W   41 miles [66 km]
Prescott   [Map]   3,073   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sheridan   [Map]   4,827   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Smackover   [Map]   1,763   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Stamps   [Map]   1,519   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Waldo   [Map]   1,283   S   41 miles [66 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Antoine   [Map]   112   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beirne   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Bluff City   [Map]   116   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bowen   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bragg City   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Caddo Valley   [Map]   604   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chidester   [Map]   268   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Curtis   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Friendship   [Map]   188   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Griffithtown   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gum Springs   [Map]   116   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Okolona   [Map]   143   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Piney Grove   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Sparkman   [Map]   395   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Whelen Springs   [Map]   89   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Clark County ...

Smithton would have been located within present day Clark County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Clark County: Dallas, Hot Spring, Montgomery, Nevada, Ouachita & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Smithton ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gurdon Muni.   [Map]   5M8   WSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Arkadelphia Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dexter B. Florence Meml. Fld.(ICAO: KM89)   [Map]   M89   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Harrell Fld.(ICAO: KCDH)   [Map]   CDH   SE   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 Smithton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Smithton. 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   NE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   ENE   194 miles [312.2 km]
Tulsa Intl. (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]   TUL   NW   220 miles [354.1 km]
Dallas Love Fld. (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   DAL   WSW   227 miles [365.3 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl. (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   DFW   WSW   236 miles [379.8 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   ---   WSW   236 miles [379.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   SSE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Texarkana Rgnl. (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]   TXK   SW   59 miles [95 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gurdon Muni.   [Map]   5M8   WSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Arkadelphia Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dexter B. Florence Meml. Fld.(ICAO: KM89)   [Map]   M89   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Harrell Fld.(ICAO: KCDH)   [Map]   CDH   SE   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Fort Smith Rgnl.   (FSM/KFSM)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Smith Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dexter B. Florence Meml. Fld.   (ICAO: KM89)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harrell Fld.   (ICAO: KCDH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Meml. Fld.   (HOT/KHOT)   [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
 
Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas Love Field
        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
 
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
        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
 
Monroe Rgnl.   (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
        Website for Monroe Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Clark County: www.clarkcountyarkansas.com/

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 Smithton.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smithton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9432, Longitude: -93.1304     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smithton 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 Smithton), 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 Smithton.



 
 
 

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