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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sturgis ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is El Dorado. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the west of where Sturgis would have been located. El Dorado has a population of 18,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Camden. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the west of Sturgis and has a population of 11,000 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 Sturgis and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Crossett   [Map]   4,988   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dermott   [Map]   2,597   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Fordyce   [Map]   3,902   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hamburg   [Map]   2,698   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hampton   [Map]   1,280   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Lake Village   [Map]   2,328   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
McGehee   [Map]   3,824   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Monticello   [Map]   9,627   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Smackover   [Map]   1,721   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Star City   [Map]   2,119   N   46 miles [74 km]
Warren   [Map]   5,653   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bastrop (LA)   [Map]   10,395   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bernice (LA)   [Map]   1,638   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Farmerville (LA)   [Map]   3,820   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sterlington (LA)   [Map]   2,554   S   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Banks   [Map]   115   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bolding   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Farmville   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Felsenthal   [Map]   143   S   18 miles [29 km]
Fountain Hill   [Map]   160   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harrell   [Map]   249   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hermitage   [Map]   781   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Huttig   [Map]   548   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jersey   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Long View Ferry   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
North Crossett   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Strong   [Map]   520   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sumpter   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Urbana   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
West Crossett   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Bradley County ...

Sturgis would have been located within present day Bradley County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Bradley County: Ashley, Calhoun, Cleveland, Drew & Union.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sturgis ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Warren Muni.   [Map]   3M9   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crossett Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Z. M. Jack Stell Fld.   [Map]   CRT   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hampton Muni.   [Map]   0R6   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Monticello Muni.(ICAO: KLLQ)   [Map]   LLQ   NE   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 Sturgis.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sturgis. 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   N   97 miles [156.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NE   171 miles [275.2 km]
New Orleans Intl. (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]   MSY   SSE   255 miles [410.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Monroe Rgnl. (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]   MLU   S   56 miles [90.1 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   67 miles [107.8 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   E   67 miles [107.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Warren Muni.   [Map]   3M9   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crossett Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Z. M. Jack Stell Fld.   [Map]   CRT   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hampton Muni.   [Map]   0R6   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Monticello Muni.(ICAO: KLLQ)   [Map]   LLQ   NE   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
 
Texarkana Rgnl.   (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]
        Website for Texarkana 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
 
Monticello Muni.   (ICAO: KLLQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morehouse Meml.   (ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
        Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harrell Fld.   (ICAO: KCDH)   [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
 
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Monroe Rgnl.   (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
        Website for Monroe Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Bradley 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 Sturgis.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sturgis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3212, Longitude: -92.1407     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sturgis 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 Sturgis), 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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