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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Turner ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Clarksdale (MS). It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southeast of Turner. Clarksdale (MS) has a population of 15,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Forrest City. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the north of Turner and has a population of 14,300 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brinkley   [Map]   2,714   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Carlisle   [Map]   2,182   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Clarendon   [Map]   1,445   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
De Witt   [Map]   3,085   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Des Arc   [Map]   1,630   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Dumas   [Map]   4,239   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   10,701   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Marianna   [Map]   3,571   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Stuttgart   [Map]   8,773   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
West Helena   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lambert (MS)   [Map]   1,440   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Marks (MS)   [Map]   1,517   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Rosedale (MS)   [Map]   1,685   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Shelby (MS)   [Map]   2,035   S   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Barton   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Crockett's Bluff   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elaine   [Map]   527   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ethel   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Holly Grove   [Map]   539   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lakeview   [Map]   378   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lambrook   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Marvell   [Map]   986   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oneida   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pine City   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Poplar Grove   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Saint Charles   [Map]   213   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Turkey Scratch   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wabash   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Phillips County ...

Turner 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 Turner ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
De Witt Muni.   [Map]   5M1   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Marianna / Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   6M7   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Clarendon Muni.   [Map]   4M8   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Almyra Muni.   [Map]   M73   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Frank Federer Meml.   [Map]   M36   NNW   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 Turner.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Turner. 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   ENE   70 miles [112.7 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   WNW   70 miles [112.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   ENE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   S   68 miles [109.4 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   S   68 miles [109.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport   [Map]   HEE   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
De Witt Muni.   [Map]   5M1   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Marianna / Lee Co. Airport   [Map]   6M7   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Clarendon Muni.   [Map]   4M8   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Almyra Muni.   [Map]   M73   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Frank Federer Meml.   [Map]   M36   NNW   29 miles [46.7 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.

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
 
Stuttgart Muni.   (ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]
        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
 
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa 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 Turner. 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 Turner.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Turner. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Turner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4762, Longitude: -91.0187     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Turner 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 Turner), 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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