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Sibley, Louisiana
(Lincoln Parish)

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The location of Sibley

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sibley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Sibley. Monroe has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ruston. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the west of Sibley and has a population of 22,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sibley and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2018
Crossett (AR)   [Map]   4,913   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
El Dorado (AR)   [Map]   17,932   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Arcadia   [Map]   2,724   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bastrop   [Map]   10,278   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Farmerville   [Map]   3,747   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grambling   [Map]   5,168   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Haynesville   [Map]   2,078   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Homer   [Map]   2,856   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   4,533   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Minden   [Map]   12,100   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Rayville   [Map]   3,514   E   41 miles [66 km]
Richwood   [Map]   3,378   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sterlington   [Map]   2,724   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
West Monroe   [Map]   12,431   E   18 miles [29 km]
Winnfield   [Map]   4,362   S   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Ansley   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Calhoun   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chatham   [Map]   543   S   18 miles [29 km]
Choudrant   [Map]   976   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Claiborne   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Downsville   [Map]   137   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dubach   [Map]   932   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Eros   [Map]   157   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eureka   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Frost Town   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hico   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Indian Village   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Simsboro   [Map]   836   W   18 miles [29 km]
Vienna   [Map]   379   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wilhite   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Lincoln Parish ...

Sibley is located in Lincoln Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Lincoln Parish: Bienville, Claiborne, Jackson, Ouachita & Union.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sibley ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Sibley ...

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 Sibley.

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

Large Airports

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT) <4>   [Map]
149 miles [239.8 km] miles to the north of Sibley.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
220 miles [354.1 km] miles to the southeast of Sibley.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
246 miles [395.9 km] miles to the southwest of Sibley.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
255 miles [410.4 km] miles to the west of Sibley.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
261 miles [420 km] miles to the southwest of Sibley.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
266 miles [428.1 km] miles to the west of Sibley.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
266 miles [428.1 km] miles to the west of Sibley.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the east of Sibley.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
48 miles [77.2 km] miles to the north northwest of Sibley.

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
79 miles [127.1 km] miles to the west of Sibley.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
86 miles [138.4 km] miles to the south of Sibley.

General Aviation Airports

Ruston Rgnl. (ICAO: KRSN)   [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the west southwest of Sibley.

Union Parish Airport (FAA ID: F87)   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northeast of Sibley.

Jonesboro Airport (FAA ID: F88)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the south southwest of Sibley.

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

Detailed airport information from:

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

New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)    [Map]

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Alexandria Intl.   (ICAO: KAEX)    [Map]

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)    [Map]

Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Texarkana Rgnl.   (TXK/KTXK)    [Map]

Website for Texarkana Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Ruston Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRSN)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Morehouse Meml.   (ICAO: KBQP)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

George Bush Intercontinental   (IAH/KIAH)    [Map]

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)    [Map]

Website for Dallas Love Field

Detailed airport information from:

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

William P. Hobby Airport   (HOU/KHOU)    [Map]

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)    [Map]

Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Monroe Rgnl.   (MLU/KMLU)    [Map]

Website for Monroe Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Shreveport Rgnl.   (SHV/KSHV)    [Map]

Website for Shreveport Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Lincoln Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

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

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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- Sibley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sibley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5757, Longitude: -92.4674     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sibley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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