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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Vaby ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Little Rock. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the west of Vaby. Little Rock has a population of 199,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is North Little Rock. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the west of Vaby 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Beebe   [Map]   8,146   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cabot   [Map]   26,141   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Forrest City   [Map]   14,291   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Helena - West Helena   [Map]   10,701   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   28,513   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lonoke   [Map]   4,248   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Marianna   [Map]   3,571   E   41 miles [66 km]
Pine Bluff   [Map]   42,984   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Searcy   [Map]   23,916   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sherwood   [Map]   31,081   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Stuttgart   [Map]   8,773   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Vilonia   [Map]   4,538   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ward   [Map]   5,117   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
West Helena   [Map]   ---   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
White Hall   [Map]   5,054   SW   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Biscoe   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Carlisle   [Map]   2,182   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Casscoe   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clarendon   [Map]   1,445   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
De Valls Bluff   [Map]   569   N   5 miles [8 km]
Des Arc   [Map]   1,630   N   18 miles [29 km]
Fredonia   [Map]   335   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hazen   [Map]   1,383   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Holly Grove   [Map]   539   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Parkers Corner   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Preston Ferry   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Roe   [Map]   99   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Screeton   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Tollville   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ulm   [Map]   159   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Prairie County ...

Vaby is located in Prairie County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Prairie County: Arkansas, Lonoke, Monroe, White & Woodruff.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Vaby ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Clarendon Muni.   [Map]   4M8   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stuttgart Muni.(ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   SGT   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hazen Muni.   [Map]   6M0   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Carlisle Muni.   [Map]   4M3   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Almyra Muni.   [Map]   M73   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Frank Federer Meml.   [Map]   M36   NE   21 miles [33.8 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 Vaby.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Vaby. 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   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   ENE   88 miles [141.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   E   64 miles [103 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   SSE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   SSE   89 miles [143.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Clarendon Muni.   [Map]   4M8   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stuttgart Muni.(ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]   SGT   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hazen Muni.   [Map]   6M0   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Carlisle Muni.   [Map]   4M3   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Holly Grove Muni.   [Map]   2A6   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Almyra Muni.   [Map]   M73   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Frank Federer Meml.   [Map]   M36   NE   21 miles [33.8 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
 
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grider Fld.   (PBF/KPBF)   [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
 
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
 
Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
        Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Stuttgart Muni.   (ICAO: KSGT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vaby. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7048, Longitude: -91.4818     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vaby 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 Vaby), 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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