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The location of Trenton

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Trenton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Clarksdale (MS). It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the southeast of Trenton. Clarksdale (MS) has a population of 16,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Forrest City. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the north of Trenton and has a population of 14,500 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 Trenton and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brinkley   [Map]   2,798   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clarendon   [Map]   1,455   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
De Witt   [Map]   3,143   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Des Arc   [Map]   1,631   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Marianna   [Map]   3,599   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Stuttgart   [Map]   8,945   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
West Helena   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wynne   [Map]   8,078   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lambert (MS)   [Map]   1,462   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Marks (MS)   [Map]   1,551   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mound Bayou (MS)   [Map]   1,446   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rosedale (MS)   [Map]   1,727   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Shelby (MS)   [Map]   2,083   S   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Aubrey   [Map]   148   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Barton   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elaine   [Map]   538   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
LaGrange   [Map]   78   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lakeview   [Map]   383   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lambrook   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lexa   [Map]   247   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Marvell   [Map]   1,015   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oneida   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Poplar Grove   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rondo   [Map]   173   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Turkey Scratch   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Turner   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wabash   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Phillips County ...

Trenton is located in Phillips County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Phillips County: Arkansas, Desha, Lee, Monroe, Bolivar (MS), Coahoma (MS) & Tunica (MS). The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Trenton ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marianna / Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   6M7   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fletcher Fld.   [Map]   CKM   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
De Witt Muni.   [Map]   5M1   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   FCY   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   30 miles [48.3 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 Trenton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Trenton. 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   NE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   WNW   78 miles [125.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   S   70 miles [112.7 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   S   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marianna / Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   6M7   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fletcher Fld.   [Map]   CKM   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
De Witt Muni.   [Map]   5M1   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   FCY   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Forrest City Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   30 miles [48.3 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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trenton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4998, Longitude: -90.8654     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trenton 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 Trenton), 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 Trenton.



 
 
 

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