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Spanish Trail Highlands, Louisiana

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The location of Spanish Trail Highlands

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Spanish Trail Highlands.

This page contains six sections:

Around Spanish Trail Highlands ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is New Orleans. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southwest of Spanish Trail Highlands. New Orleans has a population of 391,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gulfport (MS). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the east of Spanish Trail Highlands and has a population of 71,900 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 drove.<2>

Community   2018
Bogalusa   [Map]   11,738   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Covington   [Map]   10,463   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Gretna   [Map]   17,730   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hammond   [Map]   20,786   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Harahan   [Map]   9,294   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Kenner   [Map]   66,657   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mandeville   [Map]   12,288   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Ponchatoula   [Map]   7,371   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Slidell   [Map]   27,711   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Westwego   [Map]   8,428   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bay Saint Louis (MS)   [Map]   13,515   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Diamondhead (MS)   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Long Beach (MS)   [Map]   15,824   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Picayune (MS)   [Map]   11,008   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Waveland (MS)   [Map]   6,322   E   23 miles [37 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Bon Village   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Browns Village   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Eden Isle   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hickory   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huntwyck Village   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lake Shore Village   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Lake Village   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
McClane City   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
North Shore Beach   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
North Shore   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Northwood Village   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Oak Harbor   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Pearl River   [Map]   2,606   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tanglewood Village   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pearlington (MS)   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Spanish Trail Highlands, please visit our Parish-by-Parish Page for Spanish Trail Highlands.

Saint Tammany Parish ...

Spanish Trail Highlands is located in Saint Tammany Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Saint Tammany Parish: Jefferson, Orleans, Tangipahoa, Washington, Hancock (MS) & Pearl River (MS). Lake Pontchartrain lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spanish Trail Highlands ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Spanish Trail Highlands.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Spanish Trail Highlands. 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 Spanish Trail Highlands. 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 Spanish Trail Highlands ...

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 Spanish Trail Highlands.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the west southwest of Spanish Trail Highlands.

Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
289 miles [465.1 km] miles to the northeast of Spanish Trail Highlands.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the west southwest of Spanish Trail Highlands.

Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.  (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
43 miles [69.2 km] miles to the east northeast of Spanish Trail Highlands.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
71 miles [114.3 km] miles to the southwest of Spanish Trail Highlands.

Hattiesburg Muni.  (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
76 miles [122.3 km] miles to the north northeast of Spanish Trail Highlands.

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
84 miles [135.2 km] miles to the west northwest of Spanish Trail Highlands.

Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.  (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
87 miles [140 km] miles to the north northeast of Spanish Trail Highlands.

General Aviation Airports

Slidell Airport (ICAO: KASD)   [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the north northwest of Spanish Trail Highlands.

Picayune Muni. (FAA ID: MJD)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the north northeast of Spanish Trail Highlands.

St. Tammany Rgnl. (FAA ID: L31)   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the northwest of Spanish Trail Highlands.

Lakefront Airport (NEW/KNEW)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the southwest of Spanish Trail Highlands.

Stennis Intl. (ICAO: KHSA)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the east northeast of Spanish Trail Highlands.

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]

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)    [Map]

Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Slidell Airport   (ICAO: KASD)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Lakefront Airport   (NEW/KNEW)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Stennis Intl.   (ICAO: KHSA)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Hammond Northshore Rgnl.   (ICAO: KHDC)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)    [Map]

Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International 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]

Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)    [Map]

Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport

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]

Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)    [Map]

Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)    [Map]

Website for Mobile Regional 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 Spanish Trail Highlands.

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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- Spanish Trail Highlands) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spanish Trail Highlands. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2488, Longitude: -89.7709     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spanish Trail Highlands have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Spanish Trail Highlands), 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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