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Terra Haute, Louisiana
(East Baton Rouge Parish)

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The location of Terra Haute

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Terra Haute.

This page contains six sections:

Around Terra Haute ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Baton Rouge. It lies just northwest of Terra Haute. Baton Rouge has a population of 222,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is New Iberia. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Terra Haute and has a population of 29,100 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 are going to drive.<2>

Community   2018
Baker   [Map]   13,310   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Breaux Bridge   [Map]   8,227   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Central   [Map]   28,864   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Denham Springs   [Map]   9,783   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Donaldsonville   [Map]   8,281   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Franklin   [Map]   6,786   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gonzales   [Map]   10,809   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hammond   [Map]   20,786   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Morgan City   [Map]   10,918   S   46 miles [74 km]
Plaquemine   [Map]   6,621   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ponchatoula   [Map]   7,371   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Saint Gabriel   [Map]   7,367   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Thibodaux   [Map]   14,576   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Walker   [Map]   6,276   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Zachary   [Map]   17,678   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Beauregard Town   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bullion   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Essen   [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Gardere   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hope Villa   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Inniswold   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lynwood Village   [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Oak Hills Place   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Old Jefferson   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Perkins Village   [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles
Shenandoah   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Sunshine   [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Village Saint George   [Map]     SE   Less than 2 miles
Westminster   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Woodshire Village   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]

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

East Baton Rouge Parish ...

Terra Haute is located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Terra Haute ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Terra Haute.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
55 miles [88.5 km] miles to the east southeast of Terra Haute.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
255 miles [410.4 km] miles to the west of Terra Haute.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
255 miles [410.4 km] miles to the west of Terra Haute.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the north northwest of Terra Haute.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
53 miles [85.3 km] miles to the west southwest of Terra Haute.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
55 miles [88.5 km] miles to the west of Terra Haute.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
55 miles [88.5 km] miles to the east southeast of Terra Haute.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
61 miles [98.2 km] miles to the south southeast of Terra Haute.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the west southwest of Terra Haute.

General Aviation Airports

Louisiana Rgnl.  (FAA ID: L38)   [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the south southeast of Terra Haute.

False River Rgnl.  (FAA ID: HZR)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the northwest of Terra Haute.

St. John the Baptist Airport (FAA ID: 1L0)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the southeast of Terra Haute.

Hammond Muni.   [Map]
40 miles [64.4 km] miles to the east northeast of Terra Haute.

Hammond Northshore Rgnl. (ICAO: KHDC)   [Map]
40 miles [64.4 km] miles to the east northeast of Terra Haute.

Thibodaux Muni. (FAA ID: L83)   [Map]
45 miles [72.4 km] miles to the south southeast of Terra Haute.

Pete Antie Muni. (FAA ID: 7L9)   [Map]
45 miles [72.4 km] miles to the west northwest of Terra Haute.

Harry P. Williams Meml. (ICAO: KPTN)   [Map]
48 miles [77.2 km] miles to the south southwest of Terra Haute.

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]

William P. Hobby Airport   (HOU/KHOU)    [Map]

Website for William P. Hobby 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]

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]

George Bush Intercontinental   (IAH/KIAH)    [Map]

Website for George Bush Intercontinental 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]

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]

Houma - Terrebonne Airport   (ICAO: KHUM)    [Map]

Website for Houma - Terrebonne Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml.   (ICAO: K0R3)    [Map]

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]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Terra Haute.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Terra Haute) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Terra Haute. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3727, Longitude: -91.0834     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Terra Haute have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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