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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Soudan ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Memphis (TN). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of Soudan. Memphis (TN) has a population of 653,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Southaven (MS). It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the east of Soudan and has a population of 53,200 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 from Soudan and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brinkley   [Map]   2,798   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Forrest City   [Map]   14,480   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Marianna   [Map]   3,599   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marion   [Map]   12,362   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Marked Tree   [Map]   2,505   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
West Helena   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
West Memphis   [Map]   25,284   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Wynne   [Map]   8,078   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Clarksdale (MS)   [Map]   16,272   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hernando (MS)   [Map]   15,631   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Horn Lake (MS)   [Map]   27,042   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Olive Branch (MS)   [Map]   36,699   E   46 miles [74 km]
Senatobia (MS)   [Map]   7,909   E   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Aubrey   [Map]   148   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brickeys   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Caldwell   [Map]   488   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Haynes   [Map]   131   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Heth   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hughes   [Map]   1,299   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
LaGrange   [Map]   78   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lexa   [Map]   247   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Madison   [Map]   693   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Moro   [Map]   188   W   18 miles [29 km]
Palestine   [Map]   610   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rondo   [Map]   173   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Widener   [Map]   248   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
North Tunica (MS)   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Tunica (MS)   [Map]   968   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Lee County ...

Soudan is located in Lee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lee County: Crittenden, Monroe, Phillips, Saint Francis & Tunica (MS). The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Soudan ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marianna / Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   6M7   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   FCY   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Wynne Muni.   [Map]   M65   N   28 miles [45.1 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 Soudan.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Soudan. 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
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   ENE   41 miles [66 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   W   89 miles [143.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   SSW   94 miles [151.3 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   SSW   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marianna / Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   6M7   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WSW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   FCY   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wynne Muni.   [Map]   M65   N   28 miles [45.1 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
West Memphis Muni.   (ICAO: KAWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        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
 
Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
        Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Lee County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Soudan.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Soudan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8262, Longitude: -90.6593     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Soudan 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 Soudan), 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 Soudan.



 
 
 

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