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Spring Creek, Louisiana

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The location of Spring Creek

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Spring Creek.

This page contains six sections:

Around Spring Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Central. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southwest of Spring Creek. Central has a population of 28,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hammond. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the south of Spring Creek and has a population of 20,800 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Spring Creek and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2018
Abita Springs   [Map]   2,584   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Amite City   [Map]   4,465   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Baker   [Map]   13,310   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Bogalusa   [Map]   11,738   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Covington   [Map]   10,463   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Denham Springs   [Map]   9,783   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Franklinton   [Map]   3,770   E   18 miles [29 km]
Jackson   [Map]   3,725   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Mandeville   [Map]   12,288   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Ponchatoula   [Map]   7,371   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Walker   [Map]   6,276   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Zachary   [Map]   17,678   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Brookhaven (MS)   [Map]   12,089   N   46 miles [74 km]
Columbia (MS)   [Map]   5,941   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
McComb (MS)   [Map]   13,045   N   22 miles [35.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Fluker   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greensburg   [Map]   660   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Husser   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Independence   [Map]   1,902   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kentwood   [Map]   2,419   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Loranger   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Montpelier   [Map]   246   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Mount Hermon   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Roseland   [Map]   1,271   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Stoney Point   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sunny Hill   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tangipahoa   [Map]   851   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bear Town (MS)   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Magnolia (MS)   [Map]   2,257   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Osyka (MS)   [Map]   420   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Tangipahoa Parish ...

Spring Creek is located in Tangipahoa Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Tangipahoa Parish: Livingston, Saint Helena, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Tammany, Washington, Amite (MS) & Pike (MS). Lake Pontchartrain lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Spring Creek ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Spring Creek.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
64 miles [103 km] miles to the south of Spring Creek.

Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
282 miles [453.8 km] miles to the northeast of Spring Creek.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
283 miles [455.4 km] miles to the north northwest of Spring Creek.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
298 miles [479.6 km] miles to the west of Spring Creek.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
49 miles [78.9 km] miles to the west southwest of Spring Creek.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
64 miles [103 km] miles to the south of Spring Creek.

Hattiesburg Muni.  (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
74 miles [119.1 km] miles to the east northeast of Spring Creek.

Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.  (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
75 miles [120.7 km] miles to the east northeast of Spring Creek.

Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.  (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
88 miles [141.6 km] miles to the east southeast of Spring Creek.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
93 miles [149.7 km] miles to the south of Spring Creek.

Jackson - Evers Intl.  (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
99 miles [159.3 km] miles to the north northeast of Spring Creek.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
104 miles [167.4 km] miles to the southwest of Spring Creek.

General Aviation Airports

McComb / Pike Co. Airport (MCB/KMCB)   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the north of Spring Creek.

Paul Pittman Meml. (FAA ID: T36)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the northeast of Spring Creek.

Hammond Muni.   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the south of Spring Creek.

Hammond Northshore Rgnl. (ICAO: KHDC)   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the south of Spring Creek.

George R. Carr Meml. Air Fld. (FAA ID: BXA)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the east of Spring Creek.

St. Tammany Rgnl. (FAA ID: L31)   [Map]
42 miles [67.6 km] miles to the southeast of Spring Creek.

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]

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

Website for Jackson - Evers International 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]

McComb / Pike Co. Airport   (MCB/KMCB)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Hammond Northshore Rgnl.   (ICAO: KHDC)    [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]

Slidell Airport   (ICAO: KASD)    [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]

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

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan 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]

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

Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport

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]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tangipahoa Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tangipahoa Parish:

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 Spring Creek.

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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- Spring Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9121, Longitude: -90.4470     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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