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Smyrna, Louisiana

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The location of Smyrna

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Smyrna ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Shreveport. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the north of Smyrna. Shreveport has a population of 189,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bossier City. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northeast of Smyrna and has a population of 68,200 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 Smyrna and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2018
Benton   [Map]   2,087   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Blanchard   [Map]   3,119   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   3,151   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Haughton   [Map]   3,382   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   4,726   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Many   [Map]   2,720   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Minden   [Map]   12,100   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Stonewall   [Map]   2,386   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Zwolle   [Map]   1,924   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Carthage (TX)   [Map]   6,521   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Center (TX)   [Map]   5,278   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hallsville (TX)   [Map]   4,321   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Marshall (TX)   [Map]   23,091   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
San Augustine (TX)   [Map]   1,877   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Waskom (TX)   [Map]   2,189   N   28 miles [45.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Bethany   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Edgewood Village   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Frierson   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gloster   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grand Cane   [Map]   243   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Keachi   [Map]   295   N   5 miles [8 km]
Keithville   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Logansport   [Map]   1,550   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Longstreet   [Map]   159   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
South Mansfield   [Map]   349   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spring Ridge   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stanley   [Map]   106   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Campti (TX)   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Haslam (TX)   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Joaquin (TX)   [Map]   808   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

De Soto Parish ...

Smyrna is located in De Soto Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of De Soto Parish: Caddo, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, Panola (TX) & Shelby (TX).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Smyrna ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Smyrna.

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

Large Airports

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH) <4>   [Map]
169 miles [272 km] miles to the south southwest of Smyrna.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
180 miles [289.7 km] miles to the west northwest of Smyrna.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
187 miles [300.9 km] miles to the south southwest of Smyrna.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
191 miles [307.4 km] miles to the west northwest of Smyrna.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
191 miles [307.4 km] miles to the west northwest of Smyrna.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
205 miles [329.9 km] miles to the north northeast of Smyrna.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the north of Smyrna.

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

Texarkana Rgnl.  (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]
94 miles [151.3 km] miles to the north of Smyrna.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
99 miles [159.3 km] miles to the northeast of Smyrna.

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
111 miles [178.6 km] miles to the east northeast of Smyrna.

General Aviation Airports

C. E. 'Rusty' Williams Airport (FAA ID: 3F3)   [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the east of Smyrna.

Center Muni. (FAA ID: F17)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the southwest of Smyrna.

Panola County - Sharpe Fld. (FAA ID: 4F2)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the west northwest of Smyrna.

Panola Co. Airport   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the west northwest of Smyrna.

Shreveport Downtown Airport (ICAO: KDTN)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the north northeast of Smyrna.

The Red River Airport (FAA ID: 0R7)   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the east southeast of Smyrna.

Harrison Co. Airport (ICAO: KASL)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the northwest of Smyrna.

San Augustine Co. Airport (FAA ID: 78R)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the south southwest of Smyrna.

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]

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

Website for Dallas Love Field

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]

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]

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

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Natchitoches Rgnl.   (ICAO: KIER)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

East Texas Rgnl.   (GGG/KGGG)    [Map]

Website for East Texas Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Rusk Co. Airport   (ICAO: KRFI)    [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]

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

Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field

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]

Alexandria Intl.   (ICAO: KAEX)    [Map]

Website for Alexandria International 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]

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

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 Smyrna.

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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- Smyrna) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smyrna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0921, Longitude: -93.8888     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smyrna have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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