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Torras Landing, Louisiana

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The location of Torras Landing

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Torras Landing.

This page contains six sections:

Around Torras Landing ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Baton Rouge. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Torras Landing. Baton Rouge has a population of 222,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Central. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Torras Landing and has a population of 28,900 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 from Torras Landing and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2018
Addis   [Map]   5,462   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Baker   [Map]   13,310   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Breaux Bridge   [Map]   8,227   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bunkie   [Map]   3,939   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Carencro   [Map]   9,181   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Church Point   [Map]   4,443   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Marksville   [Map]   5,405   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
New Roads   [Map]   4,553   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Opelousas   [Map]   16,126   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pineville   [Map]   14,290   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Port Allen   [Map]   4,968   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Vidalia   [Map]   3,916   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ville Platte   [Map]   7,071   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Zachary   [Map]   17,678   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Natchez (MS)   [Map]   15,009   N   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Angola   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Batchelor   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bayou Jack   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bordelonville   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dupont   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hamburg   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Innis   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lettsworth   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Melville   [Map]   1,047   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Moreauville   [Map]   879   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Morganza   [Map]   575   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Plaucheville   [Map]   240   W   18 miles [29 km]
Simmesport   [Map]   2,088   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tunica   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Weyanoke   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Pointe Coupee Parish ...

Torras Landing is located in Pointe Coupee Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Pointe Coupee Parish: Avoyelles, Concordia, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Saint Landry, Saint Martin, West Baton Rouge & West Feliciana. The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Torras Landing ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Torras Landing.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
107 miles [172.2 km] miles to the southeast of Torras Landing.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
228 miles [366.9 km] miles to the west southwest of Torras Landing.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
233 miles [375 km] miles to the west southwest of Torras Landing.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
261 miles [420 km] miles to the north of Torras Landing.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
43 miles [69.2 km] miles to the southeast of Torras Landing.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
56 miles [90.1 km] miles to the south southwest of Torras Landing.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
57 miles [91.7 km] miles to the west northwest of Torras Landing.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
65 miles [104.6 km] miles to the south southwest of Torras Landing.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
72 miles [115.9 km] miles to the south southwest of Torras Landing.

Chennault Intl.  (ICAO: KCWF)   [Map]
102 miles [164.2 km] miles to the west southwest of Torras Landing.

General Aviation Airports

Pete Antie Muni. (FAA ID: 7L9)   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the south southwest of Torras Landing.

False River Rgnl.  (FAA ID: HZR)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the south southeast of Torras Landing.

Marksville Muni. (FAA ID: MKV)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the west northwest of Torras Landing.

Wilkinson Community Airport   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the northeast of Torras Landing.

Bunkie Muni. (FAA ID: 2R6)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the west of Torras Landing.

St. Landry Parish Airport (FAA ID: OPL)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the southwest of Torras Landing.

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]

Lake Charles Rgnl.   (LCH/KLCH)    [Map]

Website for Lake Charles Regional 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]

Esler Rgnl.   (ESF/KESF)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

Natchez - Adams Co. Airport   (HEZ/KHEZ)    [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]

Baton Rouge Metro Airport   (BTR/KBTR)    [Map]

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan 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]

Alexandria Intl.   (ICAO: KAEX)    [Map]

Website for Alexandria International 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]

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml.   (ICAO: K0R3)    [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]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Pointe Coupee Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Torras Landing.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Torras Landing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9696, Longitude: -91.6671     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Torras Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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