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Turtle Beach, Louisiana

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The location of Turtle Beach

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Turtle Beach.

This page contains six sections:

Around Turtle Beach ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Natchitoches. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Turtle Beach. Natchitoches has a population of 17,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is DeRidder. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Turtle Beach and has a population of 10,800 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 Turtle Beach and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2018
Coushatta   [Map]   1,790   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Leesville   [Map]   5,713   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Logansport   [Map]   1,550   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   4,726   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Many   [Map]   2,720   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Merryville   [Map]   1,114   S   46 miles [74 km]
New Llano   [Map]   2,267   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rosepine   [Map]   1,571   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Zwolle   [Map]   1,924   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Center (TX)   [Map]   5,278   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hemphill (TX)   [Map]   1,239   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jasper (TX)   [Map]   7,644   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Newton (TX)   [Map]   2,359   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
San Augustine (TX)   [Map]   1,877   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tenaha (TX)   [Map]   1,153   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2018
Anacoco   [Map]   793   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Belmont   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Converse   [Map]   432   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fisher   [Map]   220   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Florien   [Map]   604   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hornbeck   [Map]   440   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Negreet   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Noble   [Map]   252   N   18 miles [29 km]
Bronson (TX)   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Geneva (TX)   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mason (TX)   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Milam (TX)   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pineland (TX)   [Map]   808   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rebecca (TX)   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
South Toledo Bend (TX)   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

Sabine Parish ...

Turtle Beach 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 Turtle Beach ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Turtle Beach.

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

Large Airports

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH) <4>   [Map]
141 miles [226.9 km] miles to the southwest of Turtle Beach.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
156 miles [251.1 km] miles to the southwest of Turtle Beach.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
211 miles [339.6 km] miles to the west northwest of Turtle Beach.

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
223 miles [358.9 km] miles to the east southeast of Turtle Beach.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
223 miles [358.9 km] miles to the west northwest of Turtle Beach.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
223 miles [358.9 km] miles to the west northwest of Turtle Beach.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
64 miles [103 km] miles to the east of Turtle Beach.

Shreveport Rgnl.  (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
71 miles [114.3 km] miles to the north of Turtle Beach.

Chennault Intl.  (ICAO: KCWF)   [Map]
88 miles [141.6 km] miles to the south southeast of Turtle Beach.

Lake Charles Rgnl.  (LCH/KLCH)   [Map]
92 miles [148.1 km] miles to the south southeast of Turtle Beach.

General Aviation Airports

Hart Airport (FAA ID: 3R4)   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northeast of Turtle Beach.

Pineland Muni. (FAA ID: T24)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the west southwest of Turtle Beach.

Leesville Airport (FAA ID: L39)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the southeast of Turtle Beach.

San Augustine Co. Airport (FAA ID: 78R)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the west northwest of Turtle Beach.

Newton Muni. (FAA ID: 61R)   [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the south of Turtle Beach.

Natchitoches Rgnl. (ICAO: KIER)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the northeast of Turtle Beach.

Center Muni. (FAA ID: F17)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the northwest of Turtle Beach.

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]

Natchitoches Rgnl.   (ICAO: KIER)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

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

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

Detailed airport information from:

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

Beauregard Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDRI)    [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]

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

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

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]

Shreveport Rgnl.   (SHV/KSHV)    [Map]

Website for Shreveport Regional 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]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Sabine Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Turtle Beach. 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 Turtle Beach.

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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- Turtle Beach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turtle Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4180, Longitude: -93.6446     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Turtle Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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