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Spokane, Louisiana

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The location of Spokane

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Spokane ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Natchez (MS). It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the southeast of Spokane. Natchez (MS) has a population of 15,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Winnsboro. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northwest of Spokane and has a population of 4,600 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 as if you drove.<2>

Community   2018
Clarks   [Map]   1,002   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Ferriday   [Map]   3,227   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jena   [Map]   3,373   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jonesville   [Map]   2,031   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Newellton   [Map]   1,004   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Olla   [Map]   1,353   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Saint Joseph   [Map]   999   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Urania   [Map]   1,295   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Vidalia   [Map]   3,916   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wisner   [Map]   913   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bude (MS)   [Map]   1,015   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Centreville (MS)   [Map]   1,471   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fayette (MS)   [Map]   1,480   E   23 miles [37 km]
Port Gibson (MS)   [Map]   1,348   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Woodville (MS)   [Map]   938   S   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Clayton   [Map]   657   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dunbarton   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elam   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   ---   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gilbert   [Map]   562   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Harrisonburg   [Map]   319   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monterey   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ridgecrest   [Map]   628   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sicily Island   [Map]   464   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Waterproof   [Map]   569   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
West Ferriday   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Wildsville   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carthage (MS)   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rodney (MS)   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Roxie (MS)   [Map]   474   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]

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

Concordia Parish ...

Spokane is located in Concordia Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Concordia Parish: Avoyelles, Catahoula, Pointe Coupee, Tensas, West Feliciana, Adams (MS) & Wilkinson (MS). The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spokane ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Spokane.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
137 miles [220.5 km] miles to the south southeast of Spokane.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
213 miles [342.8 km] miles to the north of Spokane.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
258 miles [415.2 km] miles to the west southwest of Spokane.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
267 miles [429.7 km] miles to the west southwest of Spokane.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the north northwest of Spokane.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
69 miles [111 km] miles to the west southwest of Spokane.

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
82 miles [132 km] miles to the south southeast of Spokane.

Jackson - Evers Intl.  (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
91 miles [146.5 km] miles to the east northeast of Spokane.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
107 miles [172.2 km] miles to the south southwest of Spokane.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
117 miles [188.3 km] miles to the south southwest of Spokane.

General Aviation Airports

Concordia Parish Airport (FAA ID: 0R4)   [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the south southwest of Spokane.

Natchez - Adams Co. Airport (HEZ/KHEZ)   [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the east southeast of Spokane.

Jonesville Airport (FAA ID: L32)   [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the west southwest of Spokane.

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]

Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)    [Map]

Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field

Detailed airport information from:

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

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

Detailed airport information from:

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

Vicksburg Muni.   (VKS/KVKS)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Vicksburg Tallulah Rgnl.   (ICAO: KTVR)    [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]

Monroe Rgnl.   (MLU/KMLU)    [Map]

Website for Monroe Regional 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]

Baton Rouge Metro Airport   (BTR/KBTR)    [Map]

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan 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]

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]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Concordia Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

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

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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 from Point A (ie- Spokane) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spokane. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6993, Longitude: -91.4604     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spokane have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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