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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Stanford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Jonesboro. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the south of Stanford. Jonesboro has a population of 75,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Paragould. It lies just east of Stanford and has a population of 28,500 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 Stanford and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Blytheville   [Map]   14,051   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Brookland   [Map]   3,316   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Corning   [Map]   3,138   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gosnell   [Map]   3,271   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hoxie   [Map]   2,632   W   18 miles [29 km]
Manila   [Map]   3,278   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Newport   [Map]   7,690   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Osceola   [Map]   6,926   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Piggott   [Map]   3,608   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pocahontas   [Map]   6,496   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Trumann   [Map]   7,097   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Walnut Ridge   [Map]   5,062   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kennett (MO)   [Map]   10,399   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Malden (MO)   [Map]   3,983   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Poplar Bluff (MO)   [Map]   17,070   N   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Beech Grove   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Bono   [Map]   2,379   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
College City   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Delaplaine   [Map]   117   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Knobel   [Map]   267   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lafe   [Map]   468   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Light   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Marmaduke   [Map]   1,242   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
O'Kean   [Map]   190   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oak Grove Heights   [Map]   1,048   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Peach Orchard   [Map]   125   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Philadelphia   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pine Knot   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sedgwick   [Map]   158   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Walcott   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Greene County ...

Stanford is located in Greene County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Greene County: Clay, Craighead, Lawrence, Randolph & Dunklin (MO).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stanford ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kirk Fld.   [Map]   PGR   ESE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Walnut Ridge Rgnl.(ICAO: KARG)   [Map]   ARG   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jonesboro Muni.(JBR/KJBR)   [Map]   JBR   S   18 miles [29 km]
Pocahontas Muni.   [Map]   M70   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Corning Muni.   [Map]   4M9   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Manila Muni.   [Map]   MXA   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Piggott Muni.   [Map]   7M7   NE   33 miles [53.1 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 Stanford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stanford. 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   SSE   82 miles [132 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   SW   128 miles [206 km]
Lambert - St. Louis Intl. (STL/KSTL)   [Map]   STL   N   183 miles [294.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   E   222 miles [357.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cape Girardeau Rgnl. (CGI/KCGI)   [Map]   CGI   NE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   S   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kirk Fld.   [Map]   PGR   ESE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Walnut Ridge Rgnl.(ICAO: KARG)   [Map]   ARG   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jonesboro Muni.(JBR/KJBR)   [Map]   JBR   S   18 miles [29 km]
Pocahontas Muni.   [Map]   M70   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Corning Muni.   [Map]   4M9   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Manila Muni.   [Map]   MXA   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Piggott Muni.   [Map]   7M7   NE   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Kennett Meml.   (ICAO: KTKX)   [Map]
        Website for Kennett Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arkansas Intl.   (ICAO: KBYH)   [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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
Cape Girardeau Rgnl.   (CGI/KCGI)   [Map]
        Website for Cape Girardeau Regional 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
 
Walnut Ridge Rgnl.   (ICAO: KARG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jonesboro Muni.   (JBR/KJBR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0973, Longitude: -90.6637     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stanford 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 Stanford), 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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