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Thompsons Ferry, Louisiana
(Sabine Parish)

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The location of Thompsons Ferry

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Thompsons Ferry.

This page contains six sections:

Around Thompsons Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Natchitoches. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northeast of Thompsons Ferry. Natchitoches has a population of 17,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Jasper (TX). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the south of Thompsons Ferry and has a population of 7,600 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 if driven.<2>

Community   2018
Campti   [Map]   1,044   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Coushatta   [Map]   1,790   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Leesville   [Map]   5,713   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Logansport   [Map]   1,550   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   4,726   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Many   [Map]   2,720   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
New Llano   [Map]   2,267   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rosepine   [Map]   1,571   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Zwolle   [Map]   1,924   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Center (TX)   [Map]   5,278   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hemphill (TX)   [Map]   1,239   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Newton (TX)   [Map]   2,359   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
San Augustine (TX)   [Map]   1,877   W   23 miles [37 km]
Tenaha (TX)   [Map]   1,153   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Timpson (TX)   [Map]   1,137   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Belmont   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Converse   [Map]   432   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fisher   [Map]   220   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Florien   [Map]   604   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hornbeck   [Map]   440   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Negreet   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Noble   [Map]   252   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bronson (TX)   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Geneva (TX)   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huxley (TX)   [Map]   385   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Mason (TX)   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Maxey Town (TX)   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Milam (TX)   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pineland (TX)   [Map]   808   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rebecca (TX)   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Sabine Parish ...

Thompsons Ferry is located in Sabine Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Sabine Parish: De Soto, Natchitoches, Vernon, Newton (TX), Sabine (TX) & Shelby (TX).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Thompsons Ferry ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Thompsons Ferry.

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

Large Airports

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH) <4>   [Map]
141 miles [226.9 km] miles to the southwest of Thompsons Ferry.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
157 miles [252.7 km] miles to the southwest of Thompsons Ferry.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
205 miles [329.9 km] miles to the west northwest of Thompsons Ferry.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
216 miles [347.6 km] miles to the west northwest of Thompsons Ferry.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
216 miles [347.6 km] miles to the west northwest of Thompsons Ferry.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
230 miles [370.1 km] miles to the east southeast of Thompsons Ferry.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
66 miles [106.2 km] miles to the north of Thompsons Ferry.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
70 miles [112.7 km] miles to the east of Thompsons Ferry.

Chennault Intl.  (ICAO: KCWF)   [Map]
95 miles [152.9 km] miles to the south southeast of Thompsons Ferry.

Lake Charles Rgnl.  (LCH/KLCH)   [Map]
98 miles [157.7 km] miles to the south southeast of Thompsons Ferry.

General Aviation Airports

Hart Airport (FAA ID: 3R4)   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the east northeast of Thompsons Ferry.

Pineland Muni. (FAA ID: T24)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the southwest of Thompsons Ferry.

San Augustine Co. Airport (FAA ID: 78R)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the west of Thompsons Ferry.

Leesville Airport (FAA ID: L39)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the southeast of Thompsons Ferry.

Center Muni. (FAA ID: F17)   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the northwest of Thompsons Ferry.

Natchitoches Rgnl. (ICAO: KIER)   [Map]
40 miles [64.4 km] miles to the east northeast of Thompsons Ferry.

C. E. 'Rusty' Williams Airport (FAA ID: 3F3)   [Map]
40 miles [64.4 km] miles to the north of Thompsons Ferry.

Newton Muni. (FAA ID: 61R)   [Map]
42 miles [67.6 km] miles to the south of Thompsons Ferry.

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]

Natchitoches Rgnl.   (ICAO: KIER)    [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]

Beauregard Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDRI)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

A. L. Mangham Jr. Rgnl.   (OCH/KOCH)    [Map]

Website for A. L. Mangham Junior. Regional 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]

New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)    [Map]

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans 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]

Alexandria Intl.   (ICAO: KAEX)    [Map]

Website for Alexandria International 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]

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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 Thompsons Ferry.

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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 from Point A (ie- Thompsons Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thompsons Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4941, Longitude: -93.7218     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thompsons Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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