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Southwinds, Louisiana

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The location of Southwinds

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Southwinds ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe. It lies just northwest of Southwinds. Monroe has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ruston. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the west of Southwinds and has a population of 22,100 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 Southwinds and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2018
Crossett (AR)   [Map]   4,913   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bastrop   [Map]   10,278   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bernice   [Map]   1,620   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Delhi   [Map]   2,818   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Farmerville   [Map]   3,747   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Grambling   [Map]   5,168   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   4,533   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   1,593   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Olla   [Map]   1,353   S   41 miles [66 km]
Rayville   [Map]   3,514   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Richwood   [Map]   3,378   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Sterlington   [Map]   2,724   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tallulah   [Map]   6,768   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
West Monroe   [Map]   12,431   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Winnsboro   [Map]   4,607   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Archibald   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Calhoun   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Claiborne   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Collinston   [Map]   257   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eureka   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fairbanks   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Leisure Village   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Northpark Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oak Ridge   [Map]   125   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Ouachita City   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pino Bayou Village   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Spanish City   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Start   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Swartz   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wilhite   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Ouachita Parish ...

Southwinds is located in Ouachita Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Ouachita Parish: Caldwell, Jackson, Lincoln, Morehouse, Richland & Union.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Southwinds ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Southwinds.

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

Large Airports

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT) <4>   [Map]
155 miles [249.4 km] miles to the north of Southwinds.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
201 miles [323.5 km] miles to the south southeast of Southwinds.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
260 miles [418.4 km] miles to the southwest of Southwinds.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
273 miles [439.4 km] miles to the southwest of Southwinds.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
280 miles [450.6 km] miles to the west of Southwinds.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
291 miles [468.3 km] miles to the west of Southwinds.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
292 miles [469.9 km] miles to the west of Southwinds.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the north of Southwinds.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
68 miles [109.4 km] miles to the northwest of Southwinds.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
84 miles [135.2 km] miles to the south southwest of Southwinds.

Greenville Intl.    [Map]
92 miles [148.1 km] miles to the northeast of Southwinds.

Mid Delta Rgnl.  (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
92 miles [148.1 km] miles to the northeast of Southwinds.

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
104 miles [167.4 km] miles to the west of Southwinds.

Jackson - Evers Intl.  (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
115 miles [185.1 km] miles to the east of Southwinds.

General Aviation Airports

John H. Hooks Jr. Meml. (FAA ID: M79)   [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the east of Southwinds.

Morehouse Meml. (ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the north northeast of Southwinds.

Union Parish Airport (FAA ID: F87)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the northwest of Southwinds.

Winnsboro Muni. (FAA ID: F89)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the southeast of Southwinds.

Delhi Muni. (FAA ID: 0M9)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the east of Southwinds.

Ruston Rgnl. (ICAO: KRSN)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the west of Southwinds.

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]

New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)    [Map]

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)    [Map]

Website for Mid Delta Regional 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]

Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)    [Map]

Website for Jackson - Evers International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Morehouse Meml.   (ICAO: KBQP)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Ruston Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRSN)    [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]

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

Website for William P. Hobby 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]

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)    [Map]

Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International 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]

South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)    [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]

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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 Southwinds.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southwinds. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4785, Longitude: -92.0387     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Southwinds have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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