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Sweetville, Louisiana

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The location of Sweetville

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sweetville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Lake Charles. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the south of where Sweetville would have been located. Lake Charles has a population of 78,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sulphur. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the south of Sweetville and has a population of 20,200 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 starting from Sweetville and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2018
DeQuincy   [Map]   3,076   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
DeRidder   [Map]   10,750   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eunice   [Map]   9,989   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Iowa   [Map]   3,231   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jennings   [Map]   9,940   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Kinder   [Map]   2,397   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Leesville   [Map]   5,713   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mamou   [Map]   3,163   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Oakdale   [Map]   7,596   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Vinton   [Map]   3,303   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Welsh   [Map]   3,251   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Westlake   [Map]   ---   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Jasper (TX)   [Map]   7,644   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Newton (TX)   [Map]   2,359   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Orange (TX)   [Map]   18,484   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Cole Central   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dry Creek   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grant   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ikes   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Le Blanc   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Longville   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ludington   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Merryville   [Map]   1,114   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mittie   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pinewood   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ragley   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Reeves   [Map]   234   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rosepine   [Map]   1,571   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Singer   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Sugartown   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Beauregard Parish ...

Sweetville would have been located within present day 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 Sweetville ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Sweetville.

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

Large Airports

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH) <4>   [Map]
133 miles [214 km] miles to the west southwest of Sweetville.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
140 miles [225.3 km] miles to the west southwest of Sweetville.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
184 miles [296.1 km] miles to the east southeast of Sweetville.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Chennault Intl.  (ICAO: KCWF)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the south of Sweetville.

Lake Charles Rgnl.  (LCH/KLCH)   [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the south of Sweetville.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
61 miles [98.2 km] miles to the northeast of Sweetville.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
81 miles [130.4 km] miles to the east southeast of Sweetville.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
84 miles [135.2 km] miles to the southeast of Sweetville.

General Aviation Airports

Beauregard Rgnl. (ICAO: KDRI)   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the north northwest of Sweetville.

DeQuincy Industrial Airpark (FAA ID: 5R8)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the southwest of Sweetville.

Newton Muni. (FAA ID: 61R)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the west northwest of Sweetville.

Allen Parish Airport (ICAO: KACP)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the east of Sweetville.

Oakdale Muni.   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the east northeast of Sweetville.

Leesville Airport (FAA ID: L39)   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the north of Sweetville.

Southland Fld. (ICAO: KUXL)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the south southwest of Sweetville.

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]

Alexandria Intl.   (ICAO: KAEX)    [Map]

Website for Alexandria International 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]

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]

Southland Fld.   (ICAO: KUXL)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Jasper County - Bell Fld.   (ICAO: KJAS)    [Map]

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]

Austin - Bergstrom Intl.   (AUS/KAUS)    [Map]

Website for Austin - Bergstrom International Airport

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]

Killeen - Fort Hood Rgnl.   (GRK/KGRK)    [Map]

Website for Killeen - Fort Hood Regional 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 ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Beauregard Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Sweetville.

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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- Sweetville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sweetville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6749, Longitude: -93.2482     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sweetville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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