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Sugartown, Louisiana
(Beauregard Parish)

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The location of Sugartown

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Sugartown ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lake Charles. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the south of Sugartown. Lake Charles has a population of 78,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Alexandria. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northeast of Sugartown and has a population of 46,800 people.

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

Community   2018
Bunkie   [Map]   3,939   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
DeQuincy   [Map]   3,076   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
DeRidder   [Map]   10,750   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Eunice   [Map]   9,989   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Iowa   [Map]   3,231   S   41 miles [66 km]
Jennings   [Map]   9,940   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Kinder   [Map]   2,397   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Leesville   [Map]   5,713   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mamou   [Map]   3,163   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Oakdale   [Map]   7,596   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pineville   [Map]   14,290   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sulphur   [Map]   20,230   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Ville Platte   [Map]   7,071   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Welsh   [Map]   3,251   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Westlake   [Map]   ---   S   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Cole Central   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Cravens   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dido   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dry Creek   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elizabeth   [Map]   537   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Polk   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Fullerton   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grant   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Ikes   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ludington   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mittie   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pinewood   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pitkin   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rosepine   [Map]   1,571   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tenmile   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Beauregard Parish ...

Sugartown is located in Beauregard Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Beauregard Parish: Allen, Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis, Vernon & Newton (TX).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sugartown ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sugartown ...

Looking for more information about Sugartown? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Sugartown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sugartown.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Louisiana Statewide Tourism
    Sugartown Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Sugartown

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 Sugartown ...

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 Sugartown.

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

Large Airports

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH) <4>   [Map]
150 miles [241.4 km] miles to the west southwest of Sugartown.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
158 miles [254.3 km] miles to the west southwest of Sugartown.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
174 miles [280 km] miles to the east southeast of Sugartown.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
43 miles [69.2 km] miles to the northeast of Sugartown.

Chennault Intl.  (ICAO: KCWF)   [Map]
44 miles [70.8 km] miles to the south of Sugartown.

Lake Charles Rgnl.  (LCH/KLCH)   [Map]
50 miles [80.5 km] miles to the south southwest of Sugartown.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
75 miles [120.7 km] miles to the southeast of Sugartown.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
81 miles [130.4 km] miles to the southeast of Sugartown.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
87 miles [140 km] miles to the southeast of Sugartown.

General Aviation Airports

Oakdale Muni.   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the east of Sugartown.

Beauregard Rgnl. (ICAO: KDRI)   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the west of Sugartown.

Allen Parish Airport (ICAO: KACP)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the east southeast of Sugartown.

Leesville Airport (FAA ID: L39)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the northwest of Sugartown.

Mamou Muni.   [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the east southeast of Sugartown.

DeQuincy Industrial Airpark (FAA ID: 5R8)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the southwest of Sugartown.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

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]

Lafayette Rgnl.   (LFT/KLFT)    [Map]

Website for Lafayette 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]

Acadiana Rgnl.   (ICAO: KARA)    [Map]

Website for Acadiana Regional 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]

Beauregard Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDRI)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Allen Parish Airport   (ICAO: KACP)    [Map]

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]

Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)    [Map]

Website for Dallas Love Field

Detailed airport information from:

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

Esler Rgnl.   (ESF/KESF)    [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]

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

Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International 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]

Chennault Intl.   (ICAO: KCWF)    [Map]

Website for Chennault International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Lake Charles Rgnl.   (LCH/KLCH)    [Map]

Website for Lake Charles Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Beauregard Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sugartown. 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 Sugartown.

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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- Sugartown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sugartown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sugartown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sugartown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8399, Longitude: -93.0149     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sugartown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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