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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Stephenson ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Texarkana (TX). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of where Stephenson would have been located. Texarkana (TX) has a population of 37,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hot Springs. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northeast of Stephenson and has a population of 36,900 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 Stephenson and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Arkadelphia   [Map]   10,650   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ashdown   [Map]   4,428   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
De Queen   [Map]   6,591   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Dierks   [Map]   1,102   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   2,122   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gurdon   [Map]   2,098   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hope   [Map]   9,790   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Horatio   [Map]   1,041   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mena   [Map]   5,571   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Mineral Springs   [Map]   1,166   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Murfreesboro   [Map]   1,554   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Nashville   [Map]   4,472   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Prescott   [Map]   3,030   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Texarkana   [Map]   30,259   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Red Lick (TX)   [Map]   1,016   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Billstown   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bowen   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Caney Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Daisy   [Map]   110   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Delight   [Map]   262   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Highland   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kimberley   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Kirby   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lodi   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
McCaskill   [Map]   92   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mount Moriah   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Nathan   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pike City   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tokio   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Pike County ...

Stephenson would have been located within present day Pike County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pike County: Clark, Hempstead, Howard, Montgomery, Nevada & Polk.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stephenson ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Howard Co. Airport   [Map]   M77   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hope Muni.   [Map]   M18   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bearce Airport   [Map]   7M3   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Mount Ida Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gurdon Muni.   [Map]   5M8   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Arkadelphia Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dexter B. Florence Meml. Fld.(ICAO: KM89)   [Map]   M89   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Meml. Fld.(HOT/KHOT)   [Map]   HOT   NE   41 miles [66 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 Stephenson.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stephenson. 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
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   ENE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Tulsa Intl. (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]   TUL   NW   191 miles [307.4 km]
Dallas Love Fld. (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   DAL   WSW   202 miles [325.1 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl. (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   DFW   WSW   210 miles [338 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   ---   WSW   211 miles [339.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   ENE   219 miles [352.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Texarkana Rgnl. (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]   TXK   SSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Fort Smith Rgnl. (FSM/KFSM)   [Map]   FSM   NNW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Shreveport Rgnl. (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]   SHV   S   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Howard Co. Airport   [Map]   M77   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hope Muni.   [Map]   M18   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bearce Airport   [Map]   7M3   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Mount Ida Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gurdon Muni.   [Map]   5M8   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Arkadelphia Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dexter B. Florence Meml. Fld.(ICAO: KM89)   [Map]   M89   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Meml. Fld.(HOT/KHOT)   [Map]   HOT   NE   41 miles [66 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
 
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dexter B. Florence Meml. Fld.   (ICAO: KM89)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Meml. Fld.   (HOT/KHOT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sevier Co. Airport   (ICAO: KDEQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mena Intermountain Muni.   (ICAO: KMEZ)   [Map]
        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
 
Harrell Fld.   (ICAO: KCDH)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort Smith Rgnl.   (FSM/KFSM)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Smith 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Pike County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Stephenson.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stephenson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1032, Longitude: -93.6732     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stephenson 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 Stephenson), 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 Stephenson.



 
 
 

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