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Sibley, Louisiana
(Webster Parish)

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The location of Sibley

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Sibley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Shreveport. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the west of Sibley. Shreveport has a population of 189,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bossier City. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the west of Sibley and has a population of 68,200 people.

For comparison, Sibley has a population of 1,200 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 from Sibley and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2018
Magnolia (AR)   [Map]   11,477   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Arcadia   [Map]   2,724   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Blanchard   [Map]   3,119   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Grambling   [Map]   5,168   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   3,151   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Haughton   [Map]   3,382   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Homer   [Map]   2,856   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   4,533   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   4,726   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Minden   [Map]   12,100   N   5 miles [8 km]
Ruston   [Map]   22,123   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Springhill   [Map]   4,842   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Stonewall   [Map]   2,386   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vivian   [Map]   3,531   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Waskom (TX)   [Map]   2,189   W   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Athens   [Map]   278   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bryceland   [Map]   100   E   18 miles [29 km]
Dixie Inn   [Map]   264   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Doyline   [Map]   775   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dubberly   [Map]   260   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Eastwood   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Espanita Village   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Gibsland   [Map]   897   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Heflin   [Map]   228   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jamestown   [Map]   126   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mount Lebanon   [Map]   73   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Princeton   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ringgold   [Map]   1,372   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Taylor   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Yellow Pine   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Webster Parish ...

Sibley is located in Webster Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Webster Parish: Columbia (AR), Lafayette (AR), Bienville, Bossier & Claiborne.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sibley ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sibley ...

Looking for more information about Sibley? 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 Sibley, 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 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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Louisiana Statewide Tourism
    Sibley Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Sibley

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]
163 miles [262.3 km] miles to the north northeast of Sibley.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
207 miles [333.1 km] miles to the west of Sibley.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
213 miles [342.8 km] miles to the southwest of Sibley.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
218 miles [350.8 km] miles to the west of Sibley.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
219 miles [352.4 km] miles to the west of Sibley.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
231 miles [371.8 km] miles to the south southwest of Sibley.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the west of Sibley.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
54 miles [86.9 km] miles to the north northeast of Sibley.

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
73 miles [117.5 km] miles to the east of Sibley.

Texarkana Rgnl.  (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]
74 miles [119.1 km] miles to the north northwest of Sibley.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
94 miles [151.3 km] miles to the south southeast of Sibley.

General Aviation Airports

Minden - Webster Airport (FAA ID: F24)   [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the north of Sibley.

Homer Muni. (FAA ID: 5F4)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the northeast of Sibley.

Shreveport Downtown Airport (ICAO: KDTN)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the west of Sibley.

Springhill Airport (FAA ID: SPH)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the north northwest of Sibley.

The Red River Airport (FAA ID: 0R7)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the south of Sibley.

Jonesboro Airport (FAA ID: F88)   [Map]
40 miles [64.4 km] miles to the southeast of Sibley.

Ruston Rgnl. (ICAO: KRSN)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the east of Sibley.

C. E. 'Rusty' Williams Airport (FAA ID: 3F3)   [Map]
42 miles [67.6 km] miles to the 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]

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

Website for Dallas Love Field

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]

Shreveport Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KDTN)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Ruston Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRSN)    [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]

Harrison Co. Airport   (ICAO: KASL)    [Map]

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]

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

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

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]

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

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]

Texarkana Rgnl.   (TXK/KTXK)    [Map]

Website for Texarkana Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Webster 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.

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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 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 from Point A (ie- Sibley) 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 Sibley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sibley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sibley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5423, Longitude: -93.2944     [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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