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Swartz, Louisiana

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The location of Swartz

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Swartz ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe. It lies just southwest of Swartz. Monroe has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ruston. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Swartz and has a population of 22,100 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
Crossett (AR)   [Map]   4,913   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hamburg (AR)   [Map]   2,662   N   46 miles [74 km]
Bastrop   [Map]   10,278   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bernice   [Map]   1,620   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Delhi   [Map]   2,818   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Farmerville   [Map]   3,747   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grambling   [Map]   5,168   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   4,533   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Lake Providence   [Map]   3,547   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Rayville   [Map]   3,514   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Richwood   [Map]   3,378   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sterlington   [Map]   2,724   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tallulah   [Map]   6,768   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
West Monroe   [Map]   12,431   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Winnsboro   [Map]   4,607   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Archibald   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Claiborne   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Collinston   [Map]   257   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eureka   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fairbanks   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Haile   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Leisure Village   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mer Rouge   [Map]   558   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Northpark Village   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Oak Ridge   [Map]   125   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ouachita City   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pino Bayou Village   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Spanish City   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Start   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wilhite   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Ouachita Parish ...

Swartz is located in Ouachita Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Ouachita Parish: Caldwell, Jackson, Lincoln, Morehouse, Richland & Union.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Swartz ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swartz ...

Looking for more information about Swartz? 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 Swartz, 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 Swartz.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Swartz

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 Swartz ...

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 Swartz.

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

Large Airports

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT) <4>   [Map]
149 miles [239.8 km] miles to the north of Swartz.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
204 miles [328.3 km] miles to the south southeast of Swartz.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
266 miles [428.1 km] miles to the southwest of Swartz.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
280 miles [450.6 km] miles to the southwest of Swartz.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
283 miles [455.4 km] miles to the west of Swartz.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
294 miles [473.1 km] miles to the west of Swartz.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
294 miles [473.1 km] miles to the west of Swartz.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southwest of Swartz.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the northwest of Swartz.

Mid Delta Rgnl.  (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
85 miles [136.8 km] miles to the northeast of Swartz.

Greenville Intl.    [Map]
85 miles [136.8 km] miles to the northeast of Swartz.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
91 miles [146.5 km] miles to the south southwest of Swartz.

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
107 miles [172.2 km] miles to the west of Swartz.

Jackson - Evers Intl.  (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
112 miles [180.2 km] miles to the east of Swartz.

General Aviation Airports

John H. Hooks Jr. Meml. (FAA ID: M79)   [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the east southeast of Swartz.

Morehouse Meml. (ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the north northeast of Swartz.

Union Parish Airport (FAA ID: F87)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the west northwest of Swartz.

Delhi Muni. (FAA ID: 0M9)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the east southeast of Swartz.

Winnsboro Muni. (FAA ID: F89)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the south southeast of Swartz.

Additional Airport Information

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

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

Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field

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]

Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)    [Map]

Website for Mid Delta 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]

Shreveport Rgnl.   (SHV/KSHV)    [Map]

Website for Shreveport Regional 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]

Morehouse Meml.   (ICAO: KBQP)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Ruston Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRSN)    [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]

Vicksburg Tallulah Rgnl.   (ICAO: KTVR)    [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]

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

Website for Dallas Love 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]

Monroe Rgnl.   (MLU/KMLU)    [Map]

Website for Monroe Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

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

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Ouachita Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ouachita 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 Swartz.

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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- Swartz) 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 Swartz. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Swartz

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swartz. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5687, Longitude: -91.9852     [Map].

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