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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Stier ...

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

The next largest community is Memphis (TN). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southeast of Stier and has a population of 652,000 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Blytheville   [Map]   14,051   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   75,866   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Marion   [Map]   12,440   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Paragould   [Map]   28,488   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
West Memphis   [Map]   24,860   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kennett (MO)   [Map]   10,399   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Arlington (TN)   [Map]   11,696   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Atoka (TN)   [Map]   9,201   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bartlett (TN)   [Map]   59,102   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Clopton (TN)   [Map]   ---   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Covington (TN)   [Map]   8,821   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lakeland (TN)   [Map]   12,618   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Millington (TN)   [Map]   11,033   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ripley (TN)   [Map]   8,029   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Spring Lake (TN)   [Map]   ---   SE   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alto   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bay   [Map]   1,805   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Black Oak   [Map]   265   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Caraway   [Map]   1,256   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Dyess   [Map]   370   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Etowah   [Map]   321   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Keiser   [Map]   707   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lake City   [Map]   2,451   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lepanto   [Map]   1,833   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marked Tree   [Map]   2,501   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Monette   [Map]   1,593   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rivervale   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Trumann   [Map]   7,097   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
West Ridge   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Whitton   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Craighead County ...

Stier is located in Craighead County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stier ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marked Tree Muni.   [Map]   6M8   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Manila Muni.   [Map]   MXA   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Osceola Muni.   [Map]   7M4   E   18 miles [29 km]
Jonesboro Muni.(JBR/KJBR)   [Map]   JBR   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kirk Fld.   [Map]   PGR   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Arkansas Intl.(ICAO: KBYH)   [Map]   BYH   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Blytheville Muni.(ICAO: KHKA)   [Map]   HKA   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Millington Rgnl. Jetport (ICAO: KNQA)   [Map]   NQA   SE   35 miles [56.3 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 Stier.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stier. 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   50 miles [80.5 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   WSW   125 miles [201.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   E   206 miles [331.5 km]
Lambert - St. Louis Intl. (STL/KSTL)   [Map]   STL   N   210 miles [338 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   S   70 miles [112.7 km]
Cape Girardeau Rgnl. (CGI/KCGI)   [Map]   CGI   NNE   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marked Tree Muni.   [Map]   6M8   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Manila Muni.   [Map]   MXA   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Osceola Muni.   [Map]   7M4   E   18 miles [29 km]
Jonesboro Muni.(JBR/KJBR)   [Map]   JBR   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kirk Fld.   [Map]   PGR   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Arkansas Intl.(ICAO: KBYH)   [Map]   BYH   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Blytheville Muni.(ICAO: KHKA)   [Map]   HKA   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Millington Rgnl. Jetport (ICAO: KNQA)   [Map]   NQA   SE   35 miles [56.3 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
 
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
 
Millington Rgnl. Jetport   (ICAO: KNQA)   [Map]
        Website for Millington Regional Jetport
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Covington Muni.   (ICAO: KM04)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Walnut Ridge Rgnl.   (ICAO: KARG)   [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
 
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
 
Jonesboro Muni.   (JBR/KJBR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Craighead County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Craighead County: www.craigheadcounty.org/

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 Stier.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stier. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7045, Longitude: -90.3415     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stier 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 Stier), 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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