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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Topaz ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Memphis (TN). It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the east of Topaz. Memphis (TN) has a population of 652,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bartlett (TN). It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northeast of Topaz and has a population of 59,100 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Forrest City   [Map]   14,291   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   10,701   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Marion   [Map]   12,440   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
West Memphis   [Map]   24,860   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hernando (MS)   [Map]   15,981   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Horn Lake (MS)   [Map]   27,095   E   18 miles [29 km]
Olive Branch (MS)   [Map]   37,435   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Southaven (MS)   [Map]   54,031   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Arlington (TN)   [Map]   11,696   E   41 miles [66 km]
Clopton (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Collierville (TN)   [Map]   50,286   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Germantown (TN)   [Map]   39,141   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lakeland (TN)   [Map]   12,618   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Millington (TN)   [Map]   11,033   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Spring Lake (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Amanca   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Anthonyville   [Map]   147   E   Less than 2 miles
Crawfordsville   [Map]   467   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edmondson   [Map]   399   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Heth   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Horseshoe Lake   [Map]   275   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hughes   [Map]   1,275   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jennette   [Map]   113   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mound City   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Proctor   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sunset   [Map]   188   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lynchburg (MS)   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Memphis (MS)   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Southhaven (MS)   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Walls (MS)   [Map]   1,399   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Crittenden County ...

Topaz is located in Crittenden County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Crittenden County: Cross, Lee, Mississippi, Poinsett, Saint Francis, DeSoto (MS), Tunica (MS), Shelby (TN) & Tipton (TN). The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Topaz ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
West Memphis Muni.(ICAO: KAWM)   [Map]   AWM   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gen. DeWitt Spain Airport    [Map]   M01   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   FCY   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wynne Muni.   [Map]   M65   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Charles W. Baker Airport    [Map]   2M8   NE   29 miles [46.7 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 Topaz.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Topaz. 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   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   W   107 miles [172.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   SSW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   SSW   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
West Memphis Muni.(ICAO: KAWM)   [Map]   AWM   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gen. DeWitt Spain Airport    [Map]   M01   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   FCY   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wynne Muni.   [Map]   M65   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Charles W. Baker Airport    [Map]   2M8   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marianna / Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   6M7   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   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.

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
 
Olive Branch Airport   (OLV/KOLV)   [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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
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
 
West Memphis Muni.   (ICAO: KAWM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Crittenden County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Topaz. 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 Topaz.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Topaz. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0365, Longitude: -90.3593     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Topaz 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 Topaz), 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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