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

Port Allen, Louisiana

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





The location of Port Allen









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Port Allen.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Port Allen ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Baton Rouge. It lies just east of Port Allen. Baton Rouge has a population of 222,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lafayette. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of Port Allen and has a population of 126,000 people.

For comparison, Port Allen has a population of 5,000 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

Addis     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the southwest of Port Allen.

Baton Rouge     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the east of Port Allen.

Beauregard Town     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the east of Port Allen.

Brownfields     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the northeast of Port Allen.

Brusly     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the southwest of Port Allen.

Carey     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the northwest of Port Allen.

Devalls     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the northwest of Port Allen.

Essen     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the southeast of Port Allen.

Gardere     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the southeast of Port Allen.

Inniswold     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the southeast of Port Allen.

Lynwood Village     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the southeast of Port Allen.

Maribel Village     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the northeast of Port Allen.

Merrydale     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the northeast of Port Allen.

Westminster     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the east of Port Allen.

Zion City     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the northeast of Port Allen.

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

West Baton Rouge Parish ...

Port Allen is located in West Baton Rouge Parish and is the Parish Seat.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of West Baton Rouge Parish: East Baton Rouge, Iberville & Pointe Coupee.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Port Allen ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Allen ...

Looking for more information about Port Allen? 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 Port Allen, 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 Port Allen.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Port Allen Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Port Allen

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 Port Allen ...

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 Port Allen.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Port Allen. 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 Port Allen.

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
64 miles [103 km] miles to the East Southeast of Port Allen.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
248 miles [399.1 km] miles to the West of Port Allen.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
249 miles [400.7 km] miles to the West of Port Allen.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the North Northeast of Port Allen.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
49 miles [78.9 km] miles to the West Southwest of Port Allen.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
49 miles [78.9 km] miles to the Southwest of Port Allen.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
61 miles [98.2 km] miles to the West Southwest of Port Allen.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the East Southeast of Port Allen.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
69 miles [111 km] miles to the South Southeast of Port Allen.

General Aviation Airports

False River Rgnl.  (FAA ID: HZR)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the Northwest of Port Allen.

Louisiana Rgnl.  (FAA ID: L38)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the Southeast of Port Allen.

Pete Antie Muni. (FAA ID: 7L9)   [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the West Northwest of Port Allen.

Additional Airport Information

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

New Orleans Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSYICAO: KMSY

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

George Bush Intercontinental     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IAHICAO: KIAH

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Hammond Northshore Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KHDC

Detailed information from:

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

Harry P. Williams Meml.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPTN

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]

Baton Rouge Metro Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BTRICAO: KBTR

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Lafayette Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LFTICAO: KLFT

Website for Lafayette Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Acadiana Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KARA

Website for Acadiana Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: K0R3

Detailed information from:

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

Houma - Terrebonne Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KHUM

Website for Houma - Terrebonne 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]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Louisiana

About West Baton Rouge Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Port Allen: www.portallen.org/

The official website for West Baton Rouge Parish: www.wbrcouncil.org/

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 Port Allen.

- Return to Citation

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4516, Longitude: -91.2095     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Port Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Port Allen), 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

<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.

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

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.

This page was last modified: 13 Sep 2019