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The location of Solitude









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Solitude ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Baton Rouge. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southeast of Solitude. Baton Rouge has a population of 222,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Central. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southeast of Solitude and has a population of 28,900 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Addis   [Map]   5,462   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Baker   [Map]   13,310   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Breaux Bridge   [Map]   8,227   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Bunkie   [Map]   3,939   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Denham Springs   [Map]   9,783   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Marksville   [Map]   5,405   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
New Roads   [Map]   4,553   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Opelousas   [Map]   16,126   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Plaquemine   [Map]   6,621   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Port Allen   [Map]   4,968   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Saint Gabriel   [Map]   7,367   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Vidalia   [Map]   3,916   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Walker   [Map]   6,276   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Zachary   [Map]   17,678   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Natchez (MS)   [Map]   15,009   N   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Angola   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Batchelor   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dupont   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Glynn   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hermitage   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jackson   [Map]   3,725   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jarreau   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Morganza   [Map]   575   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Patin   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Port Hudson   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Saint Francisville   [Map]   1,616   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Tunica   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ventress   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wakefield   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Weyanoke   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

West Feliciana Parish ...

Solitude is located in West Feliciana Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of West Feliciana Parish: Avoyelles, Concordia, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge & Wilkinson (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Solitude ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Solitude.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
90 miles [144.8 km] miles to the southeast of Solitude.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
240 miles [386.2 km] miles to the west southwest of Solitude.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
244 miles [392.7 km] miles to the west southwest of Solitude.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
273 miles [439.4 km] miles to the north of Solitude.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the southeast of Solitude.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
54 miles [86.9 km] miles to the southwest of Solitude.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
61 miles [98.2 km] miles to the south southwest of Solitude.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
70 miles [112.7 km] miles to the southwest of Solitude.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
74 miles [119.1 km] miles to the west northwest of Solitude.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
90 miles [144.8 km] miles to the southeast of Solitude.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
98 miles [157.7 km] miles to the south southeast of Solitude.

General Aviation Airports

False River Rgnl.  (FAA ID: HZR)   [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the south southwest of Solitude.

Pete Antie Muni. (FAA ID: 7L9)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the west southwest of Solitude.

Wilkinson Community Airport   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the north northeast of Solitude.

Crosby Muni. (FAA ID: C71)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the north northeast of Solitude.

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]

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

Website for Houma - Terrebonne 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]

Natchez - Adams Co. Airport   (HEZ/KHEZ)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

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

Detailed airport information from:

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

Hammond Northshore Rgnl.   (ICAO: KHDC)    [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]

Alexandria Intl.   (ICAO: KAEX)    [Map]

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About West Feliciana Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Solitude.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Solitude. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8324, Longitude: -91.4251     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Solitude have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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