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Oak Grove, Louisiana
(West Carroll Parish)

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Oak Grove.

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Around Oak Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of Oak Grove. Monroe has a population of 49,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Greenville (MS). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northeast of Oak Grove and has a population of 31,500 people.

For comparison, Oak Grove has a population of 1,600 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 you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Crossett (AR)   [Map]   5,128   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Dermott (AR)   [Map]   2,735   N   46 miles [74 km]
Hamburg (AR)   [Map]   2,743   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lake Village (AR)   [Map]   2,387   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bastrop   [Map]   10,578   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Delhi   [Map]   2,879   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lake Providence   [Map]   3,693   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rayville   [Map]   3,634   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Richwood   [Map]   3,446   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Sterlington   [Map]   2,530   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tallulah   [Map]   7,020   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
West Monroe   [Map]   12,922   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Hollandale (MS)   [Map]   2,496   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Leland (MS)   [Map]   4,104   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Vicksburg (MS)   [Map]   22,925   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Eudora (AR)   [Map]   2,078   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Parkdale (AR)   [Map]   261   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Portland (AR)   [Map]   405   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wilmot (AR)   [Map]   508   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bonita   [Map]   262   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Epps   [Map]   829   S   18 miles [29 km]
Forest   [Map]   336   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Jones   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kilbourne   [Map]   396   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mer Rouge   [Map]   584   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pioneer   [Map]   148   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sondheimer   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Transylvania   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Byrne City (MS)   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Mayersville (MS)   [Map]   541   E   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

West Carroll Parish ...

Oak Grove is located in West Carroll Parish and is the Parish Seat.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of West Carroll Parish: Chicot (AR), East Carroll, Morehouse & Richland.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oak Grove ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bowie   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast of Oak Grove   [Map]
Chickasaw   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Forest   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Goodwill   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Green   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Greenfield   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Highland   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Pioneer   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Redwing   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Terry   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Twin Bridges   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak Grove ...

Looking for more information about Oak Grove? 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 Oak Grove, 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 Oak Grove.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

    Louisiana Tourism
    Parks for Louisiana

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Louisiana Statewide Tourism
    Oak Grove Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Oak Grove

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 Oak Grove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Kelly Airport   [Map]   9M6   SW   Less than 2 miles
Byerley Airport   [Map]   0M8   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Morehouse Meml.(ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]   BQP   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Delhi Muni.   [Map]   0M9   SSW   31 miles [49.9 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 Oak Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Oak Grove. 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
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   NNW   137 miles [220.5 km]
New Orleans Intl. (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]   MSY   SSE   209 miles [336.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   E   272 miles [437.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Monroe Rgnl. (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]   MLU   WSW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   NNE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   ESE   85 miles [136.8 km]
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   WNW   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Kelly Airport   [Map]   9M6   SW   Less than 2 miles
Byerley Airport   [Map]   0M8   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Morehouse Meml.(ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]   BQP   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Delhi Muni.   [Map]   0M9   SSW   31 miles [49.9 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
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
Vicksburg Tallulah Rgnl.   (ICAO: KTVR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        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
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8620, Longitude: -91.3911     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Oak Grove.