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Swindleville, Louisiana

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The location of Swindleville

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Swindleville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Shreveport. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the south of Swindleville. Shreveport has a population of 189,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bossier City. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the south of Swindleville and has a population of 68,200 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
Magnolia (AR)   [Map]   11,477   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Texarkana (AR)   [Map]   29,972   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Arcadia   [Map]   2,724   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Blanchard   [Map]   3,119   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   3,151   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Haughton   [Map]   3,382   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Homer   [Map]   2,856   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Minden   [Map]   12,100   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Springhill   [Map]   4,842   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vivian   [Map]   3,531   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Atlanta (TX)   [Map]   5,515   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Marshall (TX)   [Map]   23,091   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Nash (TX)   [Map]   3,681   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Texarkana (TX)   [Map]   37,295   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Wake Village (TX)   [Map]   5,425   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Belcher   [Map]   251   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Benton   [Map]   2,087   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cotton Valley   [Map]   938   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eastwood   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Espanita Village   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gilliam   [Map]   160   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hosston   [Map]   306   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ida   [Map]   207   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mooringsport   [Map]   765   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oil City   [Map]   983   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Parkland Village   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Plain Dealing   [Map]   948   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Princeton   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Red Chute   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sarepta   [Map]   834   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Bossier Parish ...

Swindleville is located in Bossier Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Bossier Parish: Lafayette (AR), Miller (AR), Bienville, Caddo, Red River & Webster.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Swindleville ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Swindleville.

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

Large Airports

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT) <4>   [Map]
159 miles [255.9 km] miles to the north northeast of Swindleville.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
181 miles [291.3 km] miles to the west of Swindleville.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
192 miles [309 km] miles to the west of Swindleville.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
192 miles [309 km] miles to the west of Swindleville.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
215 miles [346 km] miles to the south southwest of Swindleville.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
235 miles [378.2 km] miles to the south southwest of Swindleville.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the south southwest of Swindleville.

Texarkana Rgnl.  (TXK/KTXK)   [Map]
48 miles [77.2 km] miles to the north northwest of Swindleville.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
60 miles [96.6 km] miles to the east northeast of Swindleville.

General Aviation Airports

Shreveport Downtown Airport (ICAO: KDTN)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the south of Swindleville.

Vivian Airport (FAA ID: 3F4)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the west northwest of Swindleville.

Springhill Airport (FAA ID: SPH)   [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the northeast of Swindleville.

Minden - Webster Airport (FAA ID: F24)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the east southeast of Swindleville.

Atlanta Muni.   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the northwest of Swindleville.

Hall - Miller Muni. (FAA ID: ATA)   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the northwest of Swindleville.

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]

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

Website for Dallas Love Field

Detailed airport information from:

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

Shreveport Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KDTN)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Harrison Co. Airport   (ICAO: KASL)    [Map]

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]

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]

Shreveport Rgnl.   (SHV/KSHV)    [Map]

Website for Shreveport Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Texarkana Rgnl.   (TXK/KTXK)    [Map]

Website for Texarkana Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

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

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]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Bossier Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bossier 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 Swindleville.

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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- Swindleville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swindleville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7893, Longitude: -93.7207     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Swindleville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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