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Spring Bank, Arkansas

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Spring Bank.

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Around Spring Bank ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Shreveport (LA). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of where Spring Bank would have been located. Shreveport (LA) has a population of 195,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bossier City (LA). It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the south of Spring Bank and has a population of 68,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Spring Bank and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Ashdown   [Map]   4,472   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hope   [Map]   9,892   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   11,601   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Texarkana   [Map]   30,283   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Greenwood (LA)   [Map]   3,157   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Haughton (LA)   [Map]   3,325   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Minden (LA)   [Map]   12,577   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Springhill (LA)   [Map]   5,048   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Vivian (LA)   [Map]   3,585   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Atlanta (TX)   [Map]   5,638   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marshall (TX)   [Map]   23,561   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Nash (TX)   [Map]   3,328   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
New Boston (TX)   [Map]   4,686   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Texarkana (TX)   [Map]   37,679   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wake Village (TX)   [Map]   5,455   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Bradley   [Map]   552   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Capps City   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Doddridge   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Fouke   [Map]   870   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gin City   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Walnut Hill   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gilliam (LA)   [Map]   158   S   18 miles [29 km]
Hosston (LA)   [Map]   305   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ida (LA)   [Map]   212   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Plain Dealing (LA)   [Map]   966   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rodessa (LA)   [Map]   262   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bloomburg (TX)   [Map]   398   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huffins (TX)   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
McLeod (TX)   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Queen City (TX)   [Map]   1,466   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Miller County ...

Spring Bank would have been located within present day Miller County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Miller County: Hempstead, Lafayette, Little River, Bossier (LA), Caddo (LA), Bowie (TX) & Cass (TX).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spring Bank ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Black Diamond   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest of Spring Bank   [Map]
Boggy   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Brightstar   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Era (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Frog Level (LA) (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gin City   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Ida (LA)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Jonesville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Missionary (LA)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Walnut Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Vivian Airport   [Map]   3F4   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Atlanta Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Hall - Miller Muni.   [Map]   ATA   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Texarkana Rgnl. (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]   TXK   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Springhill Airport   [Map]   SPH   ESE   27 miles [43.5 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 Spring Bank.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spring Bank. 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
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   NE   147 miles [236.6 km]
Dallas Love Fld. (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   DAL   W   173 miles [278.4 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl. (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   DFW   W   184 miles [296.1 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   ---   W   184 miles [296.1 km]
George Bush Intercontinental (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]   IAH   SSW   231 miles [371.8 km]
Tulsa Intl. (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]   TUL   NNW   243 miles [391.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Texarkana Rgnl. (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]   TXK   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shreveport Rgnl. (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]   SHV   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   E   61 miles [98.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Vivian Airport   [Map]   3F4   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Atlanta Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Hall - Miller Muni.   [Map]   ATA   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Springhill Airport   [Map]   SPH   ESE   27 miles [43.5 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
Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas Love Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Shreveport Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KDTN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Harrison Co. Airport   (ICAO: KASL)   [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
George Bush Intercontinental   (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
        Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport
        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
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
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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Miller County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spring Bank.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Bank. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0910, Longitude: -93.8663     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Bank 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 Spring Bank), 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 Spring Bank.