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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Vidalia.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Vidalia ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Natchez (MS). It lies immediately east of Vidalia. Natchez (MS) has a population of 15,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Marksville. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Vidalia and has a population of 5,400 people.

For comparison, Vidalia has a population of 3,900 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Vidalia.<2>

Clayton     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northwest of Vidalia.

Dunbarton     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the northwest of Vidalia.

Ferriday     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the northwest of Vidalia.

Jonesville     [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the west of Vidalia.

Monterey     [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the southwest of Vidalia.

Ridgecrest     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the northwest of Vidalia.

Sicily Island     [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the northwest of Vidalia.

Waterproof     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the north of Vidalia.

West Ferriday     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the northwest of Vidalia.

Wildsville     [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the west of Vidalia.

Carthage (MS)     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the south of Vidalia.

Fayette (MS)     [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the northeast of Vidalia.

Garden City (MS)     [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the southeast of Vidalia.

Natchez (MS)     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the east of Vidalia.

Roxie (MS)     [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the east of Vidalia.

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

Concordia Parish ...

Vidalia is located in Concordia Parish and is the Parish Seat.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Concordia Parish: Avoyelles, Catahoula, Pointe Coupee, Tensas, West Feliciana, Adams (MS) & Wilkinson (MS). The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Vidalia ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vidalia ...

Looking for more information about Vidalia? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Vidalia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vidalia.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

Louisiana Statewide Tourism

Vidalia Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Vidalia

Also of Interest:

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 Vidalia ...

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 Vidalia.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
129 miles [207.6 km] miles to the South Southeast of Vidalia.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
223 miles [358.9 km] miles to the North of Vidalia.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
255 miles [410.4 km] miles to the West Southwest of Vidalia.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
263 miles [423.3 km] miles to the West Southwest of Vidalia.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
67 miles [107.8 km] miles to the West Southwest of Vidalia.

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
73 miles [117.5 km] miles to the South Southeast of Vidalia.

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
73 miles [117.5 km] miles to the North Northwest of Vidalia.

Jackson - Evers Intl.  (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
95 miles [152.9 km] miles to the East Northeast of Vidalia.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
99 miles [159.3 km] miles to the South Southwest of Vidalia.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
108 miles [173.8 km] miles to the South Southwest of Vidalia.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
116 miles [186.7 km] miles to the South Southwest of Vidalia.

General Aviation Airports

Concordia Parish Airport (FAA ID: 0R4)   [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the West of Vidalia.

Natchez - Adams Co. Airport (HEZ/KHEZ)   [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the East Northeast of Vidalia.

Jonesville Airport (FAA ID: L32)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the West of Vidalia.

Wilkinson Community Airport   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the South Southeast of Vidalia.

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.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSYICAO: KMSY

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Little Rock National Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LITICAO: KLIT

Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field

Detailed information from:

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

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: K0R3

Detailed information from:

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

Natchez - Adams Co. Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HEZICAO: KHEZ

Detailed information from:

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

George Bush Intercontinental     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IAHICAO: KIAH

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Esler Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ESFICAO: KESF

Detailed information from:

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

Vicksburg Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: VKSICAO: KVKS

Detailed information from:

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

Vicksburg Tallulah Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KTVR

Detailed information from:

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

William P. Hobby Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HOUICAO: KHOU

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Alexandria Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KAEX

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Baton Rouge Metro Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BTRICAO: KBTR

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Monroe Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MLUICAO: KMLU

Website for Monroe Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Jackson - Evers Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: JANICAO: KJAN

Website for Jackson - Evers International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Lafayette Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LFTICAO: KLFT

Website for Lafayette Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Acadiana Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KARA

Website for Acadiana Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vidalia.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Vidalia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vidalia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vidalia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5668, Longitude: -91.4404     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vidalia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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