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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Urbana ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe (LA). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Urbana. Monroe (LA) has a population of 48,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ruston (LA). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the south of Urbana and has a population of 22,200 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Camden   [Map]   11,030   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Crossett   [Map]   4,988   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
El Dorado   [Map]   18,030   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fordyce   [Map]   3,902   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hamburg   [Map]   2,698   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   11,467   W   46 miles [74 km]
Monticello   [Map]   9,627   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Warren   [Map]   5,653   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Arcadia (LA)   [Map]   2,795   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bastrop (LA)   [Map]   10,395   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Farmerville (LA)   [Map]   3,820   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Grambling (LA)   [Map]   5,239   S   46 miles [74 km]
Homer (LA)   [Map]   2,874   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Sterlington (LA)   [Map]   2,554   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
West Monroe (LA)   [Map]   12,657   S   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bolding   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Calion   [Map]   459   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crain City   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dumas City   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Felsenthal   [Map]   143   E   18 miles [29 km]
Huttig   [Map]   548   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Joyce City   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Junction City   [Map]   537   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Lawson   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Norphlet   [Map]   805   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Perdue City   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sandy Land   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Scotland   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Strong   [Map]   520   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Spearsville (LA)   [Map]   135   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Union County ...

Urbana is located in Union County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Union County: Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Columbia, Ouachita, Claiborne (LA), Morehouse (LA) & Union (LA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Urbana ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hampton Muni.   [Map]   0R6   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Union Parish Airport   [Map]   F87   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Crossett Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Z. M. Jack Stell Fld.   [Map]   CRT   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Warren Muni.   [Map]   3M9   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Harrell Fld.(ICAO: KCDH)   [Map]   CDH   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Stephens - Ouachita Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   40 miles [64.4 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 Urbana.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Urbana. 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   N   109 miles [175.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NE   191 miles [307.4 km]
New Orleans Intl. (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]   MSY   SSE   253 miles [407.2 km]
Dallas Love Fld. (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   DAL   W   256 miles [412 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl. (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   DFW   W   266 miles [428.1 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   ---   W   266 miles [428.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   WNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monroe Rgnl. (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]   MLU   SSE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   ENE   87 miles [140 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   ENE   87 miles [140 km]
Texarkana Rgnl. (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]   TXK   WNW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Shreveport Rgnl. (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]   SHV   WSW   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hampton Muni.   [Map]   0R6   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Union Parish Airport   [Map]   F87   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Crossett Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Z. M. Jack Stell Fld.   [Map]   CRT   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Warren Muni.   [Map]   3M9   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Harrell Fld.(ICAO: KCDH)   [Map]   CDH   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Stephens - Ouachita Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Homer Muni.   [Map]   5F4   SW   41 miles [66 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
 
Texarkana Rgnl.   (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]
        Website for Texarkana Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shreveport Rgnl.   (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
        Website for Shreveport Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harrell Fld.   (ICAO: KCDH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
        Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morehouse Meml.   (ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ruston Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRSN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Monticello Muni.   (ICAO: KLLQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas Love Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Monroe Rgnl.   (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
        Website for Monroe Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Arkansas

About Union County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Union County: www.co.union.ar.us/

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 Urbana.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Urbana. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Urbana) 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 Urbana. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Urbana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Urbana. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1596, Longitude: -92.4460     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Urbana 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 Urbana), 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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