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Tipton, Louisiana

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The location of Tipton

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Tipton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the southwest of where Tipton would have been located. Monroe has a population of 47,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is El Dorado (AR). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northwest of Tipton and has a population of 17,900 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 Tipton and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2018
Crossett (AR)   [Map]   4,913   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dermott (AR)   [Map]   2,549   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Eudora (AR)   [Map]   1,965   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hamburg (AR)   [Map]   2,662   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lake Village (AR)   [Map]   2,276   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Monticello (AR)   [Map]   9,455   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Warren (AR)   [Map]   5,671   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bastrop   [Map]   10,278   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Delhi   [Map]   2,818   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Farmerville   [Map]   3,747   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lake Providence   [Map]   3,547   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rayville   [Map]   3,514   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Richwood   [Map]   3,378   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sterlington   [Map]   2,724   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
West Monroe   [Map]   12,431   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Felsenthal (AR)   [Map]   142   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Huttig (AR)   [Map]   538   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Meridian (AR)   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
North Crossett (AR)   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Parkdale (AR)   [Map]   254   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
West Crossett (AR)   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wilmot (AR)   [Map]   501   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bonita   [Map]   249   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Collinston   [Map]   257   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fairbanks   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Haile   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jones   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mer Rouge   [Map]   558   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oak Ridge   [Map]   125   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ouachita City   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Morehouse Parish ...

Tipton would have been located within present day Morehouse Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Morehouse Parish: Ashley (AR), Chicot (AR), Union (AR), Ouachita, Richland, Union & West Carroll.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tipton ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Tipton.

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

Large Airports

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT) <4>   [Map]
126 miles [202.8 km] miles to the north of Tipton.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
222 miles [357.3 km] miles to the south southeast of Tipton.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
288 miles [463.5 km] miles to the southwest of Tipton.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
289 miles [465.1 km] miles to the west of Tipton.

Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
298 miles [479.6 km] miles to the east of Tipton.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the south southwest of Tipton.

South Arkansas Rgnl. (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
59 miles [95 km] miles to the west northwest of Tipton.

Greenville Intl.    [Map]
63 miles [101.4 km] miles to the northeast of Tipton.

Mid Delta Rgnl.  (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
63 miles [101.4 km] miles to the northeast of Tipton.

General Aviation Airports

Morehouse Meml. (ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the south of Tipton.

Crossett Muni.   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the north of Tipton.

Z. M. Jack Stell Fld. (FAA ID: CRT)   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the north of Tipton.

Kelly Airport (FAA ID: 9M6)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the east of Tipton.

Union Parish Airport (FAA ID: F87)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the west southwest of Tipton.

John H. Hooks Jr. Meml. (FAA ID: M79)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the south of Tipton.

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]

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

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International 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]

Shreveport Rgnl.   (SHV/KSHV)    [Map]

Website for Shreveport Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Morehouse Meml.   (ICAO: KBQP)    [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]

Monticello Muni.   (ICAO: KLLQ)    [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]

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)    [Map]

Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth 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]

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

Detailed airport information from:

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

Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)    [Map]

Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)    [Map]

Website for Jackson - Evers International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Tipton.

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tipton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tipton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9174, Longitude: -91.8590     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tipton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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