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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Southland ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Southaven (MS). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northeast of Southland. Southaven (MS) has a population of 54,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Horn Lake (MS). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northeast of Southland and has a population of 27,100 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 Southland and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brinkley   [Map]   2,714   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
De Witt   [Map]   3,085   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Earle   [Map]   2,244   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Forrest City   [Map]   14,291   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   10,701   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Marianna   [Map]   3,571   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marion   [Map]   12,440   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
West Helena   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
West Memphis   [Map]   24,860   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Wynne   [Map]   7,962   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Batesville (MS)   [Map]   7,241   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clarksdale (MS)   [Map]   15,732   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hernando (MS)   [Map]   15,981   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Senatobia (MS)   [Map]   7,869   E   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Aubrey   [Map]   145   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Barton   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
LaGrange   [Map]   77   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lakeview   [Map]   378   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lexa   [Map]   243   W   5 miles [8 km]
Marvell   [Map]   986   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Oneida   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Phillips Bayou   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Poplar Grove   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rondo   [Map]   169   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Turkey Scratch   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wabash   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Friars Point (MS)   [Map]   1,064   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lula (MS)   [Map]   261   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Phillips County ...

Southland is located in Phillips County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Southland ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Marianna / Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   6M7   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Fletcher Fld.   [Map]   CKM   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   FCY   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   W   29 miles [46.7 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 Southland.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Southland. 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   NE   49 miles [78.9 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   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   SSW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   SSW   78 miles [125.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Marianna / Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   6M7   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fletcher Fld.   [Map]   CKM   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   FCY   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Frank Federer Meml.   [Map]   M36   NW   35 miles [56.3 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.

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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5854, Longitude: -90.6540     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Southland 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 Southland), 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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