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Spring Creek, Arkansas
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The location of Spring Creek

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Spring Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is West Memphis. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Spring Creek. West Memphis has a population of 25,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clarksdale (MS). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southeast of Spring Creek and has a population of 16,300 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 starting from Spring Creek and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Augusta   [Map]   2,020   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Brinkley   [Map]   2,798   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Carlisle   [Map]   2,172   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
De Witt   [Map]   3,143   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Des Arc   [Map]   1,631   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Earle   [Map]   2,276   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Forrest City   [Map]   14,480   N   23 miles [37 km]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Marianna   [Map]   3,599   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
McCrory   [Map]   1,578   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Stuttgart   [Map]   8,945   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
West Helena   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wynne   [Map]   8,078   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Marks (MS)   [Map]   1,551   SE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Aubrey   [Map]   148   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Barton   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Goodwin   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Haynes   [Map]   131   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
LaGrange   [Map]   78   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lexa   [Map]   247   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Marvell   [Map]   1,015   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Monroe   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Moro   [Map]   188   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oneida   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pine City   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Poplar Grove   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rondo   [Map]   173   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Turkey Scratch   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Turner   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Lee County ...

Spring Creek 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 Spring Creek ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marianna / Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   6M7   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   FCY   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Frank Federer Meml.   [Map]   M36   NW   20 miles [32.2 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 Spring Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Spring Creek. 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   57 miles [91.7 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   W   75 miles [120.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   S   83 miles [133.6 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   S   83 miles [133.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marianna / Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   6M7   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   FCY   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Frank Federer Meml.   [Map]   M36   NW   20 miles [32.2 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.

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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Stuttgart Muni.   (ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]
        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
 
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa 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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spring Creek. 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 Spring Creek.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6887, Longitude: -90.8982     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Creek 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 Creek), 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 Creek.



 
 
 

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