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Swampers, Louisiana

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The location of Swampers

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Swampers ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northwest of Swampers. Monroe has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vicksburg (MS). It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of Swampers and has a population of 22,100 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 you drove.<2>

Community   2018
Bastrop   [Map]   10,278   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Delhi   [Map]   2,818   N   18 miles [29 km]
Ferriday   [Map]   3,227   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Jena   [Map]   3,373   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Jonesville   [Map]   2,031   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Lake Providence   [Map]   3,547   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   1,593   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Rayville   [Map]   3,514   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Richwood   [Map]   3,378   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sterlington   [Map]   2,724   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tallulah   [Map]   6,768   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Vidalia   [Map]   3,916   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
West Monroe   [Map]   12,431   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Winnsboro   [Map]   4,607   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Natchez (MS)   [Map]   15,009   S   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Archibald   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Baskin   [Map]   253   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chase   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Crowville   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Dunn   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Elam   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fort Necessity   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gilbert   [Map]   562   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jigger   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mangham   [Map]   632   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Newellton   [Map]   1,004   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Richmond   [Map]   555   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sicily Island   [Map]   464   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wisner   [Map]   913   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Yucatan Landing   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]

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

Franklin Parish ...

Swampers is located in Franklin Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Franklin Parish: Caldwell, Catahoula, Madison, Richland & Tensas.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Swampers ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Swampers.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
170 miles [273.6 km] miles to the south southeast of Swampers.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
179 miles [288.1 km] miles to the north of Swampers.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
270 miles [434.5 km] miles to the west southwest of Swampers.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the northwest of Swampers.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
82 miles [132 km] miles to the southwest of Swampers.

Jackson - Evers Intl.  (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
87 miles [140 km] miles to the east of Swampers.

Greenville Intl.    [Map]
95 miles [152.9 km] miles to the north northeast of Swampers.

Mid Delta Rgnl.  (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
95 miles [152.9 km] miles to the north northeast of Swampers.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
101 miles [162.5 km] miles to the northwest of Swampers.

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
117 miles [188.3 km] miles to the south southeast of Swampers.

General Aviation Airports

Winnsboro Muni. (FAA ID: F89)   [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the west southwest of Swampers.

Delhi Muni. (FAA ID: 0M9)   [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the north northeast of Swampers.

John H. Hooks Jr. Meml. (FAA ID: M79)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the north northwest of Swampers.

Vicksburg Tallulah Rgnl. (ICAO: KTVR)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the east northeast of Swampers.

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]

South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)    [Map]

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]

Vicksburg Tallulah Rgnl.   (ICAO: KTVR)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Vicksburg Muni.   (VKS/KVKS)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

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

Detailed airport information from:

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

Morehouse Meml.   (ICAO: KBQP)    [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]

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)    [Map]

Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International 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]

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

Website for Jackson - Evers International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)    [Map]

Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Franklin Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Swampers) 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 Swampers. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Swampers

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swampers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1915, Longitude: -91.5707     [Map].

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