By browsing RoadsideThoughts, you acknowledge our use of cookies. Please refer to our Privacy page for details.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Vilonia, Arkansas

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AR
Communities

 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Arkansas
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Arkansas

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Vilonia ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Little Rock. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the south of Vilonia. Little Rock has a population of 199,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is North Little Rock. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the south of Vilonia and has a population of 65,900 people.

For comparison, Vilonia has a population of 4,500 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 starting from Vilonia and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Beebe   [Map]   8,146   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Benton   [Map]   35,789   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bryant   [Map]   20,194   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cabot   [Map]   26,141   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Conway   [Map]   65,782   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greenbrier   [Map]   5,477   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Haskell   [Map]   4,575   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Heber Springs   [Map]   6,967   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   28,513   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lonoke   [Map]   4,248   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Maumelle   [Map]   18,214   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Morrilton   [Map]   6,647   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Searcy   [Map]   23,916   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sherwood   [Map]   31,081   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ward   [Map]   5,117   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Austin   [Map]   3,282   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
El Paso   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Enola   [Map]   346   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gibson   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gravel Ridge   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Guy   [Map]   782   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Holland   [Map]   554   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Marche   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mayflower   [Map]   2,471   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
McAlmont   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   147   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Preston   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Romance   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rose Bud   [Map]   487   N   18 miles [29 km]
Wooster   [Map]   1,061   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Faulkner County ...

Vilonia is located in Faulkner County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Faulkner County: Cleburne, Conway, Lonoke, Perry, Pulaski, Van Buren & White.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Vilonia ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vilonia ...

Looking for more information about Vilonia? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Vilonia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Vilonia.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Arkansas Statewide Tourism
    Vilonia Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Vilonia


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 Vilonia ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld.   [Map]   CWS   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
North Little Rock Muni.   [Map]   ORK   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Searcy Muni. (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]   SRC   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Morrilton Muni.   [Map]   BDQ   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Heber Springs Muni.   [Map]   HBZ   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Carlisle Muni.   [Map]   4M3   SE   33 miles [53.1 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 Vilonia.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Vilonia. 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   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   E   126 miles [202.8 km]
Tulsa Intl. (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]   TUL   WNW   220 miles [354.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Boone Co. Airport (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]   HRO   NNW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   ESE   108 miles [173.8 km]
Branson Meml. (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]   BBG   NNW   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld.   [Map]   CWS   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
North Little Rock Muni.   [Map]   ORK   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Searcy Muni. (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]   SRC   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Morrilton Muni.   [Map]   BDQ   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Heber Springs Muni.   [Map]   HBZ   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Carlisle Muni.   [Map]   4M3   SE   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Clinton Muni.   (ICAO: KCCA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Russellville Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRUE)   [Map]
        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
 
Lambert - St. Louis Intl.   (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
        Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International 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
 
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
        Website for Tunica Municipal 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
 
Searcy Muni.   (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]
        Website for Searcy Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Search for a Arkansas Community

About Faulkner County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

- Return to Citation

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vilonia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0818, Longitude: -92.2069     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vilonia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Vilonia), 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.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Vilonia.



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Misc
 
Other   AR
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 15 Jul 2018
By John Hall