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The location of Stark City

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Stark City.

This page contains six sections:

Around Stark City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mengelwood (TN). It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the east of Stark City. Mengelwood (TN) has a population of 657,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Jonesboro. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the west of Stark City and has a population of 74,900 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Stark City and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Blytheville   [Map]   14,375   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Paragould   [Map]   28,232   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Trumann   [Map]   7,129   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kennett (MO)   [Map]   10,564   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Atoka (TN)   [Map]   9,095   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Bartlett (TN)   [Map]   58,622   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Brownsville (TN)   [Map]   9,782   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Clopton (TN)   [Map]   ---   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Covington (TN)   [Map]   8,924   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dyersburg (TN)   [Map]   16,685   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Elizabeth (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lakeland (TN)   [Map]   12,494   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Millington (TN)   [Map]   10,974   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Ripley (TN)   [Map]   8,116   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Spring Lake (TN)   [Map]   ---   S   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Armorel   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burdette   [Map]   175   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dell   [Map]   204   S   5 miles [8 km]
Gosnell   [Map]   3,225   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Leachville   [Map]   1,826   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Luxora   [Map]   1,075   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Manila   [Map]   3,220   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Victoria   [Map]   34   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Arbyrd (MO)   [Map]   479   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cooter (MO)   [Map]   432   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gobler (MO)   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Holland (MO)   [Map]   215   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hornersville (MO)   [Map]   627   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rives (MO)   [Map]   61   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Steele (MO)   [Map]   2,051   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Mississippi County ...

Stark City is located in Mississippi County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mississippi County: Craighead, Crittenden, Poinsett, Dunklin (MO), Pemiscot (MO), Dyer (TN), Lauderdale (TN) & Tipton (TN). The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stark City ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Arkansas Intl.(ICAO: KBYH)   [Map]   BYH   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Manila Muni.   [Map]   MXA   WSW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Blytheville Muni.(ICAO: KHKA)   [Map]   HKA   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Steele Muni.   [Map]   M12   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Osceola Muni.   [Map]   7M4   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kennett Meml. (ICAO: KTKX)   [Map]   TKX   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Caruthersville Meml.   [Map]   M05   NE   25 miles [40.2 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 Stark City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stark City. 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   S   61 miles [98.2 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   WSW   148 miles [238.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   E   187 miles [300.9 km]
Lambert - St. Louis Intl. (STL/KSTL)   [Map]   STL   N   194 miles [312.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   SSW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Cape Girardeau Rgnl. (CGI/KCGI)   [Map]   CGI   NNE   92 miles [148.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Arkansas Intl.(ICAO: KBYH)   [Map]   BYH   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Manila Muni.   [Map]   MXA   WSW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Blytheville Muni.(ICAO: KHKA)   [Map]   HKA   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Steele Muni.   [Map]   M12   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Osceola Muni.   [Map]   7M4   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kennett Meml. (ICAO: KTKX)   [Map]   TKX   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Caruthersville Meml.   [Map]   M05   NE   25 miles [40.2 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
 
Kennett Meml.   (ICAO: KTKX)   [Map]
        Website for Kennett Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jonesboro Muni.   (JBR/KJBR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dyersburg Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDYR)   [Map]
        Website for Dyersburg Regional 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
 
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
 
Cape Girardeau Rgnl.   (CGI/KCGI)   [Map]
        Website for Cape Girardeau Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arkansas Intl.   (ICAO: KBYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Blytheville Muni.   (ICAO: KHKA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Mississippi County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mississippi County: www.mcagov.com/

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 Stark City.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stark City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stark City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stark City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9378, Longitude: -90.0365     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stark City 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 Stark City), 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 Stark City.



 
 
 

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