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The location of Union Valley









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Union Valley.

This page contains six sections:

Around Union Valley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Little Rock. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the west of Union Valley. Little Rock has a population of 199,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is North Little Rock. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the west of Union Valley and has a population of 65,900 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Beebe   [Map]   8,146   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Benton   [Map]   35,789   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bryant   [Map]   20,194   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cabot   [Map]   26,141   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Conway   [Map]   65,782   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Greenbrier   [Map]   5,477   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Heber Springs   [Map]   6,967   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   28,513   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Maumelle   [Map]   18,214   W   23 miles [37 km]
Morrilton   [Map]   6,647   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pine Bluff   [Map]   42,984   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Searcy   [Map]   23,916   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sherwood   [Map]   31,081   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Stuttgart   [Map]   8,773   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ward   [Map]   5,117   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Booker   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Carlisle   [Map]   2,182   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
College Station   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
England   [Map]   2,744   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gibson   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gravel Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Keo   [Map]   256   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lonoke   [Map]   4,248   E   5 miles [8 km]
McAlmont   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rose City   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Scott   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Seaton   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sweet Home   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wrightsville   [Map]   2,304   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Lonoke County ...

Union Valley is located in Lonoke County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lonoke County: Arkansas, Faulkner, Jefferson, Prairie, Pulaski & White.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Union Valley ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Union Valley. 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 Union Valley. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Arkansas

    Arkansas Tourism
    Parks for Arkansas

    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 Union Valley ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
North Little Rock Muni. (FAA ID: ORK)   [Map]   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Carlisle Muni. (FAA ID: 4M3)   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hazen Muni. (FAA ID: 6M0)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Stuttgart Muni. (ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Saline County Rgnl.  (FAA ID: SUZ)   [Map]   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld. (FAA ID: CWS)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Union Valley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Union Valley. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   E   116 miles [186.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tunica Muni.  (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   E   94 miles [151.3 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   SSE   105 miles [169 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl.  (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   SSE   105 miles [169 km]
South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]   SSW   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
North Little Rock Muni. (FAA ID: ORK)   [Map]   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Carlisle Muni. (FAA ID: 4M3)   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hazen Muni. (FAA ID: 6M0)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Stuttgart Muni. (ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   ESE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Saline County Rgnl.  (FAA ID: SUZ)   [Map]   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld. (FAA ID: CWS)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Searcy Muni.  (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]   NNE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Clarendon Muni. (FAA ID: 4M8)   [Map]   ESE   35 miles [56.3 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.

Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
  Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Stuttgart Muni.   (ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Searcy Muni.   (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]
  Website for Searcy Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grider Fld.   (PBF/KPBF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
  Website for Tulsa International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lambert - St. Louis Intl.   (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
  Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
  Website for Tunica Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
  Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Union Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Union Valley.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7648, Longitude: -92.0035     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union Valley 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Union Valley), 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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