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(Van Buren County)

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sulphur Springs.

This page contains six sections:

Around Sulphur Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is North Little Rock. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the south of Sulphur Springs. North Little Rock has a population of 65,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Conway. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the south of Sulphur Springs and has a population of 65,800 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Austin   [Map]   3,282   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Batesville   [Map]   10,727   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Beebe   [Map]   8,146   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cabot   [Map]   26,141   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Greenbrier   [Map]   5,477   S   18 miles [29 km]
Heber Springs   [Map]   6,967   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   28,513   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Maumelle   [Map]   18,214   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Morrilton   [Map]   6,647   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Russellville   [Map]   29,318   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Searcy   [Map]   23,916   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sherwood   [Map]   31,081   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Southside   [Map]   ---   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Vilonia   [Map]   4,538   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Ward   [Map]   5,117   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bee Branch   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Choctaw   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clinton   [Map]   2,486   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Damascus   [Map]   374   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edgemont   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eglantine   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fairfield Bay   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Formosa   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gravesville   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Green Tree   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Greers Ferry   [Map]   858   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Guy   [Map]   782   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Higden   [Map]   116   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Quitman   [Map]   724   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Shirley   [Map]   276   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Van Buren County ...

Sulphur Springs is located in Van Buren County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Van Buren County: Cleburne, Conway, Faulkner, Searcy & Stone.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sulphur Springs ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Clinton Muni.(ICAO: KCCA)   [Map]   CCA   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Heber Springs Muni.   [Map]   HBZ   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld.   [Map]   CWS   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Morrilton Muni.   [Map]   BDQ   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Searcy Co. Airport    [Map]   4A5   NW   34 miles [54.7 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 Sulphur Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sulphur Springs. 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   S   52 miles [83.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   ESE   134 miles [215.7 km]
Tulsa Intl. (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]   TUL   WNW   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boone Co. Airport (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]   HRO   NW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Branson Meml. (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]   BBG   NW   87 miles [140 km]
Fort Smith Rgnl. (FSM/KFSM)   [Map]   FSM   W   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Clinton Muni.(ICAO: KCCA)   [Map]   CCA   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Heber Springs Muni.   [Map]   HBZ   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld.   [Map]   CWS   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Morrilton Muni.   [Map]   BDQ   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Searcy Co. Airport    [Map]   4A5   NW   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Searcy Muni.   (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]
        Website for Searcy Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Batesville Rgnl.   (ICAO: KBVX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Russellville Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRUE)   [Map]
        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
 
Lambert - St. Louis Intl.   (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
        Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
        Website for Kansas City International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Will Rogers World Airport   (OKC/KOKC)   [Map]
        Website for Will Rogers World Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Boone Co. Airport   (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]
        Website for Boone County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Branson Meml.   (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]
        Website for Branson Memorial Airport
        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
 
Clinton Muni.   (ICAO: KCCA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Arkansas

About Van Buren County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Sulphur Springs.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4917, Longitude: -92.2968     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur Springs 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 Sulphur Springs), 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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