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Simmons Settlement, Louisiana

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The location of Simmons Settlement

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Simmons Settlement.

This page contains six sections:

Around Simmons Settlement ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lake Charles. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southwest of Simmons Settlement. Lake Charles has a population of 78,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Alexandria. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Simmons Settlement and has a population of 46,800 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 starting from Simmons Settlement and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2018
Bunkie   [Map]   3,939   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Church Point   [Map]   4,443   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Crowley   [Map]   12,691   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
DeRidder   [Map]   10,750   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Eunice   [Map]   9,989   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Iowa   [Map]   3,231   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Jennings   [Map]   9,940   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Leesville   [Map]   5,713   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Oakdale   [Map]   7,596   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Opelousas   [Map]   16,126   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Rayne   [Map]   8,071   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Sulphur   [Map]   20,230   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Ville Platte   [Map]   7,071   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Welsh   [Map]   3,251   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Westlake   [Map]   ---   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Coverdale   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dido   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dry Creek   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elizabeth   [Map]   537   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elton   [Map]   1,135   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grant   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Indian Village   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kinder   [Map]   2,397   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lauderdale   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Le Blanc   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mittie   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Oberlin   [Map]   1,729   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Reeves   [Map]   234   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sugartown   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tenmile   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Allen Parish ...

Simmons Settlement is located in Allen Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Allen Parish: Acadia, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Evangeline, Jefferson Davis, Rapides & Vernon.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Simmons Settlement ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Simmons Settlement.

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

Large Airports

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH) <4>   [Map]
153 miles [246.2 km] miles to the west southwest of Simmons Settlement.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
159 miles [255.9 km] miles to the west southwest of Simmons Settlement.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
163 miles [262.3 km] miles to the east southeast of Simmons Settlement.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Chennault Intl.  (ICAO: KCWF)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the south southwest of Simmons Settlement.

Lake Charles Rgnl.  (LCH/KLCH)   [Map]
42 miles [67.6 km] miles to the south southwest of Simmons Settlement.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
49 miles [78.9 km] miles to the north northeast of Simmons Settlement.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
62 miles [99.8 km] miles to the east southeast of Simmons Settlement.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
68 miles [109.4 km] miles to the southeast of Simmons Settlement.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
74 miles [119.1 km] miles to the southeast of Simmons Settlement.

General Aviation Airports

Allen Parish Airport (ICAO: KACP)   [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the east northeast of Simmons Settlement.

Oakdale Muni.   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the northeast of Simmons Settlement.

Mamou Muni.   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the east of Simmons Settlement.

Beauregard Rgnl. (ICAO: KDRI)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the west northwest of Simmons Settlement.

Eunice Airport (FAA ID: 4R7)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the east southeast of Simmons Settlement.

Jennings Airport (FAA ID: 3R7)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the south southeast of Simmons Settlement.

Additional Airport Information

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

George Bush Intercontinental   (IAH/KIAH)    [Map]

Website for George Bush Intercontinental 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]

Alexandria Intl.   (ICAO: KAEX)    [Map]

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Lafayette Rgnl.   (LFT/KLFT)    [Map]

Website for Lafayette Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml.   (ICAO: K0R3)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Acadiana Rgnl.   (ICAO: KARA)    [Map]

Website for Acadiana Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Baton Rouge Metro Airport   (BTR/KBTR)    [Map]

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Allen Parish Airport   (ICAO: KACP)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Beauregard Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDRI)    [Map]

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]

Southland Fld.   (ICAO: KUXL)    [Map]

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]

Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)    [Map]

Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field

Detailed airport information from:

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

Austin - Bergstrom Intl.   (AUS/KAUS)    [Map]

Website for Austin - Bergstrom International 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]

Chennault Intl.   (ICAO: KCWF)    [Map]

Website for Chennault International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Lake Charles Rgnl.   (LCH/KLCH)    [Map]

Website for Lake Charles Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

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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 Simmons Settlement.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Simmons Settlement) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Simmons Settlement. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6763, Longitude: -92.8921     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Simmons Settlement have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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