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Slaughter, Louisiana

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The location of Slaughter

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Slaughter ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Baton Rouge. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the south of Slaughter. Baton Rouge has a population of 222,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Central. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the southeast of Slaughter and has a population of 28,900 people.

For comparison, Slaughter has a population of 930 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 Slaughter and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2018
Addis   [Map]   5,462   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Amite City   [Map]   4,465   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Baker   [Map]   13,310   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Denham Springs   [Map]   9,783   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Donaldsonville   [Map]   8,281   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Gonzales   [Map]   10,809   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hammond   [Map]   20,786   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Jackson   [Map]   3,725   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
New Roads   [Map]   4,553   W   18 miles [29 km]
Plaquemine   [Map]   6,621   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ponchatoula   [Map]   7,371   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Port Allen   [Map]   4,968   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Saint Gabriel   [Map]   7,367   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Walker   [Map]   6,276   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Zachary   [Map]   17,678   S   5 miles [8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Baywood   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brownfields   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clinton   [Map]   1,515   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ethel   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Glynn   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greenwell Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hermitage   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Merrydale   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Port Hudson   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pride   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saint Francisville   [Map]   1,616   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tristian Village   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Watson   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wilson   [Map]   553   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Zion City   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

East Feliciana Parish ...

Slaughter is located in East Feliciana Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of East Feliciana Parish: East Baton Rouge, Saint Helena, West Feliciana, Amite (MS) & Wilkinson (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Slaughter ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Slaughter ...

Looking for more information about Slaughter? 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 Slaughter, 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 Slaughter.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Slaughter

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 Slaughter ...

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 Slaughter.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
72 miles [115.9 km] miles to the southeast of Slaughter.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
255 miles [410.4 km] miles to the west of Slaughter.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
257 miles [413.6 km] miles to the west southwest of Slaughter.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
283 miles [455.4 km] miles to the north northwest of Slaughter.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the south of Slaughter.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
61 miles [98.2 km] miles to the southwest of Slaughter.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
64 miles [103 km] miles to the southwest of Slaughter.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
72 miles [115.9 km] miles to the southeast of Slaughter.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
76 miles [122.3 km] miles to the southwest of Slaughter.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
84 miles [135.2 km] miles to the south southeast of Slaughter.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
93 miles [149.7 km] miles to the west northwest of Slaughter.

General Aviation Airports

False River Rgnl.  (FAA ID: HZR)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the west of Slaughter.

Wilkinson Community Airport   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the north of Slaughter.

Pete Antie Muni. (FAA ID: 7L9)   [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the west of Slaughter.

Louisiana Rgnl.  (FAA ID: L38)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the south southeast of Slaughter.

Crosby Muni. (FAA ID: C71)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the north of Slaughter.

Hammond Muni.   [Map]
45 miles [72.4 km] miles to the east southeast of Slaughter.

Hammond Northshore Rgnl. (ICAO: KHDC)   [Map]
45 miles [72.4 km] miles to the east southeast of Slaughter.

McComb / Pike Co. Airport (MCB/KMCB)   [Map]
50 miles [80.5 km] miles to the northeast of Slaughter.

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.   (MSY/KMSY)    [Map]

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

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]

Alexandria Intl.   (ICAO: KAEX)    [Map]

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)    [Map]

Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Hammond Northshore Rgnl.   (ICAO: KHDC)    [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]

McComb / Pike Co. Airport   (MCB/KMCB)    [Map]

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]

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

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan 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]

Acadiana Rgnl.   (ICAO: KARA)    [Map]

Website for Acadiana 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]

Houma - Terrebonne Airport   (ICAO: KHUM)    [Map]

Website for Houma - Terrebonne Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About East Feliciana Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Slaughter.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slaughter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7219, Longitude: -91.1394     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Slaughter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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