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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Underwood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Jonesboro. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of where Underwood would have been located. Jonesboro has a population of 75,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Searcy. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of Underwood and has a population of 23,900 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bald Knob   [Map]   2,881   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Batesville   [Map]   10,727   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bono   [Map]   2,379   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Brookland   [Map]   3,316   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   4,644   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Harrisburg   [Map]   2,347   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Heber Springs   [Map]   6,967   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hoxie   [Map]   2,632   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   2,853   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Newport   [Map]   7,690   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pocahontas   [Map]   6,496   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Southside   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Trumann   [Map]   7,097   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Walnut Ridge   [Map]   5,062   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wynne   [Map]   7,962   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Airport Village   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Campbell Station   [Map]   237   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Charlotte   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cord   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Diaz   [Map]   1,227   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Island Town   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jacksonport   [Map]   202   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Magness   [Map]   211   W   5 miles [8 km]
Newark   [Map]   1,185   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Oil Trough   [Map]   261   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Rosie   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Salado   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sulphur Rock   [Map]   461   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Thida   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tuckerman   [Map]   1,726   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Independence County ...

Underwood would have been located within present day Independence County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Independence County: Cleburne, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence, Sharp, Stone & White.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Underwood ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Newport Muni.(ICAO: KM19)   [Map]   M19   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Batesville Rgnl.(ICAO: KBVX)   [Map]   BVX   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bald Knob Muni.   [Map]   M74   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Woodruff Co. Airport   [Map]   M60   SSE   28 miles [45.1 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 Underwood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Underwood. 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   SW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   ESE   90 miles [144.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   SE   90 miles [144.8 km]
Boone Co. Airport (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]   HRO   WNW   106 miles [170.6 km]
Branson Meml. (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]   BBG   WNW   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Newport Muni.(ICAO: KM19)   [Map]   M19   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Batesville Rgnl.(ICAO: KBVX)   [Map]   BVX   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bald Knob Muni.   [Map]   M74   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Woodruff Co. Airport   [Map]   M60   SSE   28 miles [45.1 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
 
Walnut Ridge Rgnl.   (ICAO: KARG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jonesboro Muni.   (JBR/KJBR)   [Map]
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
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
 
Newport Muni.   (ICAO: KM19)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Batesville Rgnl.   (ICAO: KBVX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Arkansas

About Independence County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Underwood.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Underwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6801, Longitude: -91.3835     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Underwood 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 Underwood), 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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