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Southern Heights, Louisiana

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The location of Southern Heights

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Southern Heights.

This page contains six sections:

Around Southern Heights ...

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

The next largest community is Central. It lies just east of Southern Heights 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 driving.<2>

Community   2018
Addis   [Map]   5,462   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Baker   [Map]   13,310   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Breaux Bridge   [Map]   8,227   W   46 miles [74 km]
Denham Springs   [Map]   9,783   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Donaldsonville   [Map]   8,281   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gonzales   [Map]   10,809   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hammond   [Map]   20,786   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
New Roads   [Map]   4,553   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Plaquemine   [Map]   6,621   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ponchatoula   [Map]   7,371   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Port Allen   [Map]   4,968   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Saint Gabriel   [Map]   7,367   S   18 miles [29 km]
Saint Martinville   [Map]   5,903   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Walker   [Map]   6,276   E   18 miles [29 km]
Zachary   [Map]   17,678   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Beauregard Town   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Brownfields   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Brusly   [Map]   2,722   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Carey   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Devalls   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Essen   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Greenwell Springs   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Inniswold   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lynwood Village   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Maribel Village   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Merrydale   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Monticello   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tristian Village   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Westminster   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Zion City   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

East Baton Rouge Parish ...

Southern Heights 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 Southern Heights ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Southern Heights.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the southeast of Southern Heights.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
251 miles [403.9 km] miles to the west of Southern Heights.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
252 miles [405.6 km] miles to the west southwest of Southern Heights.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
297 miles [478 km] miles to the north of Southern Heights.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the east northeast of Southern Heights.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
53 miles [85.3 km] miles to the west southwest of Southern Heights.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
53 miles [85.3 km] miles to the southwest of Southern Heights.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the southwest of Southern Heights.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the southeast of Southern Heights.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
72 miles [115.9 km] miles to the south southeast of Southern Heights.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
98 miles [157.7 km] miles to the northwest of Southern Heights.

General Aviation Airports

False River Rgnl.  (FAA ID: HZR)   [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the northwest of Southern Heights.

Louisiana Rgnl.  (FAA ID: L38)   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the south southeast of Southern Heights.

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

Hammond Muni.   [Map]
45 miles [72.4 km] miles to the east of Southern Heights.

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

St. John the Baptist Airport (FAA ID: 1L0)   [Map]
46 miles [74 km] miles to the southeast of Southern Heights.

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Southern Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southern Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5191, Longitude: -91.1757     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Southern Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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