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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Mansfield.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Mansfield ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Shreveport. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the north of Mansfield. Shreveport has a population of 189,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bossier City. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the north of Mansfield and has a population of 68,200 people.

For comparison, Mansfield has a population of 4,700 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Mansfield.<2>

Abington     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the northeast of Mansfield.

Converse     [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the south of Mansfield.

East Point     [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the northeast of Mansfield.

Frierson     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the north of Mansfield.

Gloster     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northwest of Mansfield.

Grand Cane     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the northwest of Mansfield.

Harmon     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the east of Mansfield.

Keachi     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the northwest of Mansfield.

Logansport     [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the west of Mansfield.

Longstreet     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the west of Mansfield.

Pelican     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southeast of Mansfield.

Pleasant Hill     [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the southeast of Mansfield.

South Mansfield     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the southwest of Mansfield.

Stanley     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southwest of Mansfield.

Stonewall     [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the northwest of Mansfield.

For more communities neighboring Mansfield, please visit our Parish-by-Parish Page for Mansfield.

De Soto Parish ...

Mansfield is located in De Soto Parish and is the Parish Seat.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of De Soto Parish: Caddo, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, Panola (TX) & Shelby (TX).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mansfield ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mansfield ...

Looking for more information about Mansfield? 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 Mansfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mansfield.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Louisiana Tourism

Parks for Louisiana

Fishing in Louisiana

Hunting in Louisiana

TripAdvisor Link for:

Louisiana Statewide Tourism

Mansfield Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Mansfield

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Louisiana

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Louisiana

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Louisiana

Airports Near Mansfield ...

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.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Mansfield.

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

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

Large Airports

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH) <4>   [Map]
171 miles [275.2 km] miles to the Southwest of Mansfield.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
189 miles [304.2 km] miles to the South Southwest of Mansfield.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
191 miles [307.4 km] miles to the West Northwest of Mansfield.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
203 miles [326.7 km] miles to the West Northwest of Mansfield.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
203 miles [326.7 km] miles to the West Northwest of Mansfield.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
204 miles [328.3 km] miles to the North Northeast of Mansfield.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the North Northwest of Mansfield.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
83 miles [133.6 km] miles to the Southeast of Mansfield.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
96 miles [154.5 km] miles to the North Northeast of Mansfield.

Texarkana Rgnl.  (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]
99 miles [159.3 km] miles to the North of Mansfield.

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
102 miles [164.2 km] miles to the East Northeast of Mansfield.

General Aviation Airports

C. E. 'Rusty' Williams Airport (FAA ID: 3F3)   [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the Northwest of Mansfield.

The Red River Airport (FAA ID: 0R7)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the East of Mansfield.

Center Muni. (FAA ID: F17)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the West Southwest of Mansfield.

Shreveport Downtown Airport (ICAO: KDTN)   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the North of Mansfield.

Hart Airport (FAA ID: 3R4)   [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the South Southeast of Mansfield.

Panola County - Sharpe Fld. (FAA ID: 4F2)   [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the West Northwest of Mansfield.

Panola Co. Airport   [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the West Northwest of Mansfield.

Natchitoches Rgnl. (ICAO: KIER)   [Map]
40 miles [64.4 km] miles to the East Southeast of Mansfield.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

George Bush Intercontinental     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IAHICAO: KIAH

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

William P. Hobby Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HOUICAO: KHOU

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Monroe Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MLUICAO: KMLU

Website for Monroe Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Shreveport Downtown Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KDTN

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Natchitoches Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KIER

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Dallas Love Fld.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DALICAO: KDAL

Website for Dallas Love Field

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Harrison Co. Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KASL

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DFWICAO: KDFW

Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Little Rock National Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LITICAO: KLIT

Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Shreveport Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SHVICAO: KSHV

Website for Shreveport Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Alexandria Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KAEX

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

South Arkansas Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ELDICAO: KELD

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Texarkana Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: TXKICAO: KTXK

Website for Texarkana Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About De Soto Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mansfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0356, Longitude: -93.7004     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mansfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Mansfield), 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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<4>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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