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Stinking Bay, Arkansas

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Stinking Bay.

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Around Stinking Bay ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pine Bluff. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the west of Stinking Bay. Pine Bluff has a population of 43,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clarksdale (MS). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the east of Stinking Bay 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Brinkley   [Map]   2,798   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Carlisle   [Map]   2,172   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
De Witt   [Map]   3,143   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dumas   [Map]   4,289   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
England   [Map]   2,753   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Forrest City   [Map]   14,480   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   ---   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lonoke   [Map]   4,237   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Marianna   [Map]   3,599   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Star City   [Map]   2,150   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Stuttgart   [Map]   8,945   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
West Helena   [Map]   ---   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Rosedale (MS)   [Map]   1,727   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Shelby (MS)   [Map]   2,083   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Almyra   [Map]   271   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Casscoe   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Crockett's Bluff   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ethel   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Holly Grove   [Map]   531   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lambrook   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Marvell   [Map]   1,015   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Mellwood   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pine City   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Preston Ferry   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Roe   [Map]   101   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Saint Charles   [Map]   220   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Tichnor   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Turner   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ulm   [Map]   163   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Arkansas County ...

Stinking Bay is located in Arkansas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Arkansas County: Desha, Jefferson, Lincoln, Lonoke, Monroe, Phillips & Prairie.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stinking Bay ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Cowpens (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East of Stinking Bay   [Map]
Crockett's Bluff   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Cross Roads   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Deep Elm   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Ethel   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Indian Bay   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Plainview   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Ragtown   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sassafras (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
De Witt Muni.   [Map]   5M1   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Almyra Muni.   [Map]   M73   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clarendon Muni.   [Map]   4M8   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Stuttgart Muni.(ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   SGT   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   ENE   31 miles [49.9 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 Stinking Bay.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stinking Bay. 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
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   WNW   62 miles [99.8 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   ENE   81 miles [130.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   ENE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   S   65 miles [104.6 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   S   65 miles [104.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
De Witt Muni.   [Map]   5M1   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Almyra Muni.   [Map]   M73   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clarendon Muni.   [Map]   4M8   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Stuttgart Muni.(ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   SGT   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   ENE   31 miles [49.9 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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Stuttgart Muni.   (ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]
        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
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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stinking Bay.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stinking Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4134, Longitude: -91.1926     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stinking Bay 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 Stinking Bay), 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 Stinking Bay.