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Toro, Louisiana

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The location of Toro

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Toro ...

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

The next largest community is DeRidder. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the southeast of Toro and has a population of 10,800 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 Toro and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2018
Anacoco   [Map]   793   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Campti   [Map]   1,044   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Leesville   [Map]   5,713   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Many   [Map]   2,720   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Merryville   [Map]   1,114   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   726   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
New Llano   [Map]   2,267   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rosepine   [Map]   1,571   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Zwolle   [Map]   1,924   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hemphill (TX)   [Map]   1,239   W   18 miles [29 km]
Jasper (TX)   [Map]   7,644   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Kirbyville (TX)   [Map]   2,100   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Newton (TX)   [Map]   2,359   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pineland (TX)   [Map]   808   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
San Augustine (TX)   [Map]   1,877   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Billy Goat Hill   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Evans   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fertitta Park   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Fisher   [Map]   220   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Florien   [Map]   604   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hornbeck   [Map]   440   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kurthwood   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Negreet   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Savage Fork   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Westwood Village   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Burkeville (TX)   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Mason (TX)   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Milam (TX)   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
South Toledo Bend (TX)   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wiergate (TX)   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

Sabine Parish ...

Toro 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 Toro ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Toro.

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

Large Airports

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH) <4>   [Map]
139 miles [223.7 km] miles to the southwest of Toro.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
152 miles [244.6 km] miles to the southwest of Toro.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
214 miles [344.4 km] miles to the east southeast of Toro.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
221 miles [355.7 km] miles to the west northwest of Toro.

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

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
233 miles [375 km] miles to the west northwest of Toro.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
58 miles [93.3 km] miles to the east of Toro.

Chennault Intl.  (ICAO: KCWF)   [Map]
77 miles [123.9 km] miles to the south southeast of Toro.

Lake Charles Rgnl.  (LCH/KLCH)   [Map]
81 miles [130.4 km] miles to the south southeast of Toro.

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
82 miles [132 km] miles to the north of Toro.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
118 miles [189.9 km] miles to the southeast of Toro.

General Aviation Airports

Leesville Airport (FAA ID: L39)   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the southeast of Toro.

Hart Airport (FAA ID: 3R4)   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the north of Toro.

Pineland Muni. (FAA ID: T24)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the west of Toro.

Newton Muni. (FAA ID: 61R)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the south southwest of Toro.

Beauregard Rgnl. (ICAO: KDRI)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the south southeast of Toro.

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]

Lafayette Rgnl.   (LFT/KLFT)    [Map]

Website for Lafayette Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Beauregard Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDRI)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Jasper County - Bell Fld.   (ICAO: KJAS)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Natchitoches Rgnl.   (ICAO: KIER)    [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]

Allen Parish Airport   (ICAO: KACP)    [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]

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)    [Map]

Website for Dallas / Fort Worth 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]

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]

Shreveport Rgnl.   (SHV/KSHV)    [Map]

Website for Shreveport Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sabine Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Toro.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Toro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2805, Longitude: -93.5441     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Toro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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