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South Merrydale, Louisiana

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The location of South Merrydale

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to South Merrydale.

This page contains six sections:

Around South Merrydale ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Baton Rouge. It lies just south of South Merrydale. Baton Rouge has a population of 222,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Central. It lies just northeast of South Merrydale 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 from South Merrydale and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2018
Addis   [Map]   5,462   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Baker   [Map]   13,310   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Breaux Bridge   [Map]   8,227   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Denham Springs   [Map]   9,783   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Donaldsonville   [Map]   8,281   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gonzales   [Map]   10,809   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hammond   [Map]   20,786   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
New Roads   [Map]   4,553   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Plaquemine   [Map]   6,621   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ponchatoula   [Map]   7,371   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Port Allen   [Map]   4,968   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Saint Gabriel   [Map]   7,367   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Saint Martinville   [Map]   5,903   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Walker   [Map]   6,276   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Zachary   [Map]   17,678   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Beauregard Town   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Brownfields   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Essen   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greenwell Springs   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Inniswold   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lynwood Village   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Maribel Village   [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
Merrydale   [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Monticello   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Oak Hills Place   [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Perkins Village   [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tristian Village   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Westminster   [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Woodshire Village   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Zion City   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles

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

East Baton Rouge Parish ...

South Merrydale is located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of East Baton Rouge Parish: Ascension, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Saint Helena, West Baton Rouge & West Feliciana.

Curious and Interesting Names Near South Merrydale ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 South Merrydale.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
62 miles [99.8 km] miles to the southeast of South Merrydale.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
254 miles [408.8 km] miles to the west of South Merrydale.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
255 miles [410.4 km] miles to the west southwest of South Merrydale.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
298 miles [479.6 km] miles to the north northwest of South Merrydale.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the northwest of South Merrydale.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
55 miles [88.5 km] miles to the west southwest of South Merrydale.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
55 miles [88.5 km] miles to the southwest of South Merrydale.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
62 miles [99.8 km] miles to the southeast of South Merrydale.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
67 miles [107.8 km] miles to the west southwest of South Merrydale.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
70 miles [112.7 km] miles to the south southeast of South Merrydale.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
101 miles [162.5 km] miles to the northwest of South Merrydale.

General Aviation Airports

Louisiana Rgnl.  (FAA ID: L38)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the south southeast of South Merrydale.

False River Rgnl.  (FAA ID: HZR)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the northwest of South Merrydale.

Pete Antie Muni. (FAA ID: 7L9)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the west northwest of South Merrydale.

Hammond Muni.   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the east of South Merrydale.

Hammond Northshore Rgnl. (ICAO: KHDC)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the east of South Merrydale.

St. John the Baptist Airport (FAA ID: 1L0)   [Map]
43 miles [69.2 km] miles to the southeast of South Merrydale.

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]

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]

Harry P. Williams Meml.   (ICAO: KPTN)    [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 ...

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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 South Merrydale.

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Merrydale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Merrydale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5005, Longitude: -91.1232     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Merrydale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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