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Summerfield, Louisiana
(Ascension Parish)

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
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The location of Summerfield

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Summerfield ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Baton Rouge. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the northwest of Summerfield. Baton Rouge has a population of 222,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kenner. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the southeast of Summerfield and has a population of 66,700 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
Baker   [Map]   13,310   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Central   [Map]   28,864   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Covington   [Map]   10,463   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Denham Springs   [Map]   9,783   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Donaldsonville   [Map]   8,281   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Gonzales   [Map]   10,809   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hammond   [Map]   20,786   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Harahan   [Map]   9,294   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Mandeville   [Map]   12,288   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Morgan City   [Map]   10,918   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Ponchatoula   [Map]   7,371   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Saint Gabriel   [Map]   7,367   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Thibodaux   [Map]   14,576   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Westwego   [Map]   8,428   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Zachary   [Map]   17,678   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Brignac   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brittany   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Claybank   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Duplessis   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
French Settlement   [Map]   1,174   E   Less than 2 miles
Galvez Town   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Galvez   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hobart   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Little Prairie   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Port Vincent   [Map]   749   N   Less than 2 miles
Prairieville   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Saint Amant   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Weber City   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Ascension Parish ...

Summerfield is located in Ascension Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Ascension Parish: Assumption, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston & Saint James.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Summerfield ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Summerfield.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the southeast of Summerfield.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
269 miles [432.9 km] miles to the west of Summerfield.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
269 miles [432.9 km] miles to the west of Summerfield.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the northwest of Summerfield.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the southeast of Summerfield.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
53 miles [85.3 km] miles to the south of Summerfield.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the west southwest of Summerfield.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
68 miles [109.4 km] miles to the west of Summerfield.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
78 miles [125.5 km] miles to the west southwest of Summerfield.

General Aviation Airports

Louisiana Rgnl.  (FAA ID: L38)   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the south southwest of Summerfield.

St. John the Baptist Airport (FAA ID: 1L0)   [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the southeast of Summerfield.

Hammond Muni.   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the east northeast of Summerfield.

Hammond Northshore Rgnl. (ICAO: KHDC)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the east northeast of Summerfield.

Thibodaux Muni. (FAA ID: L83)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the south of Summerfield.

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]

George Bush Intercontinental   (IAH/KIAH)    [Map]

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

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

Detailed airport information from:

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

Harry P. Williams Meml.   (ICAO: KPTN)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Lakefront Airport   (NEW/KNEW)    [Map]

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]

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

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan 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]

Acadiana Rgnl.   (ICAO: KARA)    [Map]

Website for Acadiana Regional 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]

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

Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Ascension Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ascension 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 Summerfield.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summerfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3238, Longitude: -90.8409     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Summerfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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