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Timon, Louisiana

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The location of Timon

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Timon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bossier City. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northwest of Timon. Bossier City has a population of 68,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Natchitoches. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the southeast of Timon and has a population of 17,800 people.

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

Community   2018
Arcadia   [Map]   2,724   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Campti   [Map]   1,044   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Colfax   [Map]   1,492   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Coushatta   [Map]   1,790   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Haughton   [Map]   3,382   N   46 miles [74 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   4,533   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Logansport   [Map]   1,550   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   4,726   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Many   [Map]   2,720   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Minden   [Map]   12,100   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ringgold   [Map]   1,372   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sibley   [Map]   1,152   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Stonewall   [Map]   2,386   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Winnfield   [Map]   4,362   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Zwolle   [Map]   1,924   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Ashland   [Map]   264   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Belmont   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clarence   [Map]   480   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Edgefield   [Map]   197   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Forest   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Halfway   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harmon   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marthaville   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Martin   [Map]   564   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Natchez   [Map]   595   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Pleasant Hill   [Map]   700   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Powhatan   [Map]   131   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Provencal   [Map]   615   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Robeline   [Map]   175   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Saint Maurice   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Natchitoches Parish ...

Timon is located in Natchitoches Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Natchitoches Parish: Bienville, De Soto, Grant, Rapides, Red River, Sabine, Vernon & Winn.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Timon ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Timon.

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

Large Airports

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH) <4>   [Map]
181 miles [291.3 km] miles to the southwest of Timon.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
196 miles [315.4 km] miles to the southwest of Timon.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
204 miles [328.3 km] miles to the north northeast of Timon.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
219 miles [352.4 km] miles to the southeast of Timon.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
220 miles [354.1 km] miles to the west northwest of Timon.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
232 miles [373.4 km] miles to the west northwest of Timon.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
232 miles [373.4 km] miles to the west northwest of Timon.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
51 miles [82.1 km] miles to the northwest of Timon.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
56 miles [90.1 km] miles to the southeast of Timon.

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
82 miles [132 km] miles to the east northeast of Timon.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
95 miles [152.9 km] miles to the north northeast of Timon.

General Aviation Airports

The Red River Airport (FAA ID: 0R7)   [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the north northwest of Timon.

Natchitoches Rgnl. (ICAO: KIER)   [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southeast of Timon.

Hart Airport (FAA ID: 3R4)   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the south southwest of Timon.

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]

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

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]

Texarkana Rgnl.   (TXK/KTXK)    [Map]

Website for Texarkana Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Natchitoches Rgnl.   (ICAO: KIER)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)    [Map]

Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field

Detailed airport information from:

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

Shreveport Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KDTN)    [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]

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

Website for Dallas Love Field

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]

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]

Monroe Rgnl.   (MLU/KMLU)    [Map]

Website for Monroe Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Natchitoches Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Timon.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Timon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8899, Longitude: -93.2385     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Timon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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