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Sikes, Louisiana

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The location of Sikes

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Sikes ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Sikes. Monroe has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ruston. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the north of Sikes and has a population of 22,100 people.

For comparison, Sikes has a population of 110 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 Sikes and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2018
Arcadia   [Map]   2,724   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Ball   [Map]   3,978   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Coushatta   [Map]   1,790   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Farmerville   [Map]   3,747   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Grambling   [Map]   5,168   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jena   [Map]   3,373   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   4,533   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jonesville   [Map]   2,031   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Natchitoches   [Map]   17,831   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Rayville   [Map]   3,514   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Richwood   [Map]   3,378   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sterlington   [Map]   2,724   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
West Monroe   [Map]   12,431   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Winnfield   [Map]   4,362   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Winnsboro   [Map]   4,607   E   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Calvin   [Map]   218   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Chatham   [Map]   543   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clarks   [Map]   1,002   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dodson   [Map]   309   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
East Hodge   [Map]   277   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
English   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Eros   [Map]   157   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   326   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hodge   [Map]   441   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Joyce   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kelly   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
North Hodge   [Map]   380   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Olla   [Map]   1,353   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tullos   [Map]   384   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Urania   [Map]   1,295   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Winn Parish ...

Sikes is located in Winn Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Winn Parish: Bienville, Caldwell, Grant, Jackson, La Salle & Natchitoches.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sikes ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sikes ...

Looking for more information about Sikes? 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 Sikes, 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 Sikes.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Sikes

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 Sikes ...

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 Sikes.

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

Large Airports

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT) <4>   [Map]
183 miles [294.5 km] miles to the north of Sikes.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
195 miles [313.8 km] miles to the southeast of Sikes.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
222 miles [357.3 km] miles to the southwest of Sikes.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
235 miles [378.2 km] miles to the southwest of Sikes.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
259 miles [416.8 km] miles to the west northwest of Sikes.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
271 miles [436.1 km] miles to the west northwest of Sikes.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
271 miles [436.1 km] miles to the west northwest of Sikes.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the northeast of Sikes.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
52 miles [83.7 km] miles to the south of Sikes.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
81 miles [130.4 km] miles to the north northwest of Sikes.

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
82 miles [132 km] miles to the west northwest of Sikes.

General Aviation Airports

David G. Joyce Airport (FAA ID: 0R5)   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southwest of Sikes.

Jonesboro Airport (FAA ID: F88)   [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the west northwest of Sikes.

Ruston Rgnl. (ICAO: KRSN)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the north of Sikes.

Jena Airport (FAA ID: 1R1)   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the southeast of Sikes.

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]

Shreveport Rgnl.   (SHV/KSHV)    [Map]

Website for Shreveport Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Ruston Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRSN)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Natchitoches Rgnl.   (ICAO: KIER)    [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]

Esler Rgnl.   (ESF/KESF)    [Map]

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 Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)    [Map]

Website for Dallas Love Field

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]

Alexandria Intl.   (ICAO: KAEX)    [Map]

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

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

Detailed airport information from:

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sikes. 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 Sikes.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sikes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0790, Longitude: -92.4863     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sikes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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