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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Thorney ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fort Smith. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Thorney. Fort Smith has a population of 88,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fayetteville. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the west of Thorney and has a population of 85,300 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 Thorney and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alma   [Map]   5,738   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bella Vista   [Map]   ---   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bentonville   [Map]   49,298   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Berryville   [Map]   5,449   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Centerton   [Map]   14,001   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clarksville   [Map]   9,618   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Farmington   [Map]   6,893   W   18 miles [29 km]
Harrison   [Map]   13,079   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lowell   [Map]   9,215   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pea Ridge   [Map]   5,721   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Prairie Grove   [Map]   5,714   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rogers   [Map]   66,430   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Siloam Springs   [Map]   16,842   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Springdale   [Map]   79,599   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Van Buren   [Map]   23,509   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Blue Springs Village   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Combs   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elkins   [Map]   3,055   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fayette Junction   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Goshen   [Map]   1,760   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greenland   [Map]   1,406   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hazel Valley   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hindsville   [Map]   65   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   2,456   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mayfield   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sulphur City   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
War Eagle Cove   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wesley   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Whitener   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Madison County ...

Thorney is located in Madison County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Madison County: Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Franklin, Johnson, Newton & Washington.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Thorney ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Muni.   [Map]   H34   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Drake Fld.(FYV/KFYV)   [Map]   FYV   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Springdale Muni.(SPZ/KASG)   [Map]   ASG   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rogers Muni.(ICAO: KROG)   [Map]   ROG   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Northwest Arkansas Rgnl. (ICAO: KXNA)   [Map]   XNA   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bentonville Muni.(ICAO: KVBT)   [Map]   VBT   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Carroll Co. Airport   [Map]   4M1   NNE   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 Thorney.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Thorney. 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
Tulsa Intl. (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]   TUL   W   110 miles [177 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   SE   129 miles [207.6 km]
Will Rogers World Airport (OKC/KOKC)   [Map]   OKC   W   209 miles [336.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Arkansas Rgnl. (ICAO: KXNA)   [Map]   XNA   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Boone Co. Airport (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]   HRO   ENE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fort Smith Rgnl. (FSM/KFSM)   [Map]   FSM   SSW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Branson Meml. (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]   BBG   NE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Joplin Rgnl. (JLN/KJLN)   [Map]   JLN   NNW   85 miles [136.8 km]
Springfield Airport (SGF/KSGF)   [Map]   SGF   NNE   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Muni.   [Map]   H34   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Drake Fld.(FYV/KFYV)   [Map]   FYV   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Springdale Muni.(SPZ/KASG)   [Map]   ASG   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rogers Muni.(ICAO: KROG)   [Map]   ROG   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bentonville Muni.(ICAO: KVBT)   [Map]   VBT   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Carroll Co. Airport   [Map]   4M1   NNE   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.

Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa 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
 
Branson Meml.   (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]
        Website for Branson Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Joplin Rgnl.   (JLN/KJLN)   [Map]
        Website for Joplin Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Springfield Airport   (SGF/KSGF)   [Map]
        Website for Springfield - Branson National Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Drake Fld.   (FYV/KFYV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Springdale Muni.   (SPZ/KASG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rogers Muni.   (ICAO: KROG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bentonville Muni.   (ICAO: KVBT)   [Map]
        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
 
Smith Fld.   (ICAO: KSLG)   [Map]
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas Love Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Arkansas Rgnl.   (ICAO: KXNA)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Arkansas Regional 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
 
Fort Smith Rgnl.   (FSM/KFSM)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Smith 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 Thorney. 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 Thorney.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thorney. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9954, Longitude: -93.9324     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thorney 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 Thorney), 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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