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Tickfaw, Louisiana

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The location of Tickfaw

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Tickfaw ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is New Orleans. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Tickfaw. New Orleans has a population of 391,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Baton Rouge. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the west of Tickfaw and has a population of 222,000 people.

For comparison, Tickfaw has a population of 780 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Tickfaw and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2018
Baker   [Map]   13,310   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bogalusa   [Map]   11,738   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Central   [Map]   28,864   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Covington   [Map]   10,463   E   23 miles [37 km]
Denham Springs   [Map]   9,783   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gonzales   [Map]   10,809   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hammond   [Map]   20,786   S   5 miles [8 km]
Harahan   [Map]   9,294   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Kenner   [Map]   66,657   S   41 miles [66 km]
Mandeville   [Map]   12,288   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Slidell   [Map]   27,711   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Westwego   [Map]   8,428   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Zachary   [Map]   17,678   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
McComb (MS)   [Map]   13,045   N   46 miles [74 km]
Picayune (MS)   [Map]   11,008   E   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Albany   [Map]   1,118   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Amite City   [Map]   4,465   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fluker   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Holden   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Husser   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Independence   [Map]   1,902   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Killian   [Map]   1,301   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Loranger   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Montpelier   [Map]   246   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Natalbany   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ponchatoula   [Map]   7,371   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Robert   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Roseland   [Map]   1,271   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Springfield   [Map]   514   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Starns   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Tangipahoa Parish ...

Tickfaw is located in Tangipahoa Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Tangipahoa Parish: Livingston, Saint Helena, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Tammany, Washington, Amite (MS) & Pike (MS). Lake Pontchartrain lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tickfaw ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tickfaw ...

Looking for more information about Tickfaw? 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 Tickfaw, 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 Tickfaw.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Tickfaw

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 Tickfaw ...

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 Tickfaw.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
42 miles [67.6 km] miles to the south southeast of Tickfaw.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
292 miles [469.9 km] miles to the west of Tickfaw.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
293 miles [471.5 km] miles to the west of Tickfaw.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the west of Tickfaw.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
42 miles [67.6 km] miles to the south southeast of Tickfaw.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
70 miles [112.7 km] miles to the south of Tickfaw.

Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.  (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
85 miles [136.8 km] miles to the east of Tickfaw.

Hattiesburg Muni.  (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
87 miles [140 km] miles to the east northeast of Tickfaw.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
91 miles [146.5 km] miles to the west southwest of Tickfaw.

Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.  (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
91 miles [146.5 km] miles to the northeast of Tickfaw.

General Aviation Airports

Hammond Muni.   [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southeast of Tickfaw.

Hammond Northshore Rgnl. (ICAO: KHDC)   [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southeast of Tickfaw.

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]

George Bush Intercontinental   (IAH/KIAH)    [Map]

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Hammond Northshore Rgnl.   (ICAO: KHDC)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

McComb / Pike Co. Airport   (MCB/KMCB)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Slidell Airport   (ICAO: KASD)    [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]

Lakefront Airport   (NEW/KNEW)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Stennis Intl.   (ICAO: KHSA)    [Map]

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]

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

Website for Houma - Terrebonne Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)    [Map]

Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)    [Map]

Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal 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]

Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)    [Map]

Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tangipahoa Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tangipahoa 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 Tickfaw.

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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- Tickfaw) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tickfaw. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tickfaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tickfaw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5772, Longitude: -90.4873     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tickfaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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