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Sligo, Louisiana

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The location of Sligo

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sligo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Shreveport. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the west of Sligo. Shreveport has a population of 189,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bossier City. It lies just northwest of Sligo and has a population of 68,200 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 Sligo and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2018
Arcadia   [Map]   2,724   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Benton   [Map]   2,087   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Blanchard   [Map]   3,119   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Grambling   [Map]   5,168   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   3,151   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Haughton   [Map]   3,382   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Homer   [Map]   2,856   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   4,726   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Minden   [Map]   12,100   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Springhill   [Map]   4,842   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Stonewall   [Map]   2,386   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Vivian   [Map]   3,531   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Carthage (TX)   [Map]   6,521   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Marshall (TX)   [Map]   23,091   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Waskom (TX)   [Map]   2,189   W   28 miles [45.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Chateau Village   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Doyline   [Map]   775   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eastwood   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Edgewood Village   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ellerbe Woods   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elm Grove   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Espanita Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Frierson   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Normandy Village   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Parkland Village   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Princeton   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Red Chute   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Silver Pine Village   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
South Towne Heights   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Summer Grove   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Bossier Parish ...

Sligo is located in Bossier Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Bossier Parish: Lafayette (AR), Miller (AR), Bienville, Caddo, Red River & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sligo ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Sligo.

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

Large Airports

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT) <4>   [Map]
175 miles [281.6 km] miles to the north northeast of Sligo.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
192 miles [309 km] miles to the west of Sligo.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
199 miles [320.3 km] miles to the south southwest of Sligo.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
203 miles [326.7 km] miles to the west of Sligo.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
203 miles [326.7 km] miles to the west of Sligo.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
218 miles [350.8 km] miles to the south southwest of Sligo.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the west of Sligo.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
69 miles [111 km] miles to the northeast of Sligo.

Texarkana Rgnl.  (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]
73 miles [117.5 km] miles to the north northwest of Sligo.

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
90 miles [144.8 km] miles to the east of Sligo.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
98 miles [157.7 km] miles to the southeast of Sligo.

General Aviation Airports

Shreveport Downtown Airport (ICAO: KDTN)   [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the west northwest of Sligo.

Minden - Webster Airport (FAA ID: F24)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the northeast of Sligo.

C. E. 'Rusty' Williams Airport (FAA ID: 3F3)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the south southwest of Sligo.

The Red River Airport (FAA ID: 0R7)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the south southeast of Sligo.

Vivian Airport (FAA ID: 3F4)   [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the northwest of Sligo.

Springhill Airport (FAA ID: SPH)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the north northeast of Sligo.

Homer Muni. (FAA ID: 5F4)   [Map]
40 miles [64.4 km] miles to the northeast of Sligo.

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]

Harrison Co. Airport   (ICAO: KASL)    [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]

Natchitoches Rgnl.   (ICAO: KIER)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Ruston Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRSN)    [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]

Texarkana Rgnl.   (TXK/KTXK)    [Map]

Website for Texarkana Regional 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]

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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 Sligo.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sligo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sligo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4510, Longitude: -93.5816     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sligo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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