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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Saint James.

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Around Saint James ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Jefferson City. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northwest of Saint James. Jefferson City has a population of 43,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Rolla. It lies just southwest of Saint James and has a population of 20,100 people.

For comparison, Saint James has a population of 4,100 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Cuba   [Map]   3,340   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hermann   [Map]   2,366   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Houston   [Map]   2,093   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Licking   [Map]   3,116   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
New Haven   [Map]   2,090   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Owensville   [Map]   2,620   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Potosi   [Map]   2,643   E   46 miles [74 km]
Richland   [Map]   1,801   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Saint Clair   [Map]   4,718   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Saint Robert   [Map]   5,753   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Salem   [Map]   4,924   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sullivan   [Map]   7,126   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Union   [Map]   11,277   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Washington   [Map]   14,061   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Waynesville   [Map]   5,314   W   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Belle   [Map]   1,510   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bem   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cook Station   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Doolittle   [Map]   599   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elaver   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Lake Spring   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lanes Prairie   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Leasburg   [Map]   333   E   18 miles [29 km]
Lecoma   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Newburg   [Map]   448   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Redbird   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rosati   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Steelville   [Map]   1,684   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Vichy   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wesco   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Saint James, please visit our County-by-County Page for Saint James.

Phelps County ...

Saint James is located in Phelps County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Phelps County: Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Pulaski & Texas.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Saint James ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

De Camp (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South of Saint James   [Map]
Dean Ford   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Fanning   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Flag Spring   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Fox Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Iron Center   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Royal   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Safe   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Signal (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Thousand Oaks   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint James ...

Looking for more information about Saint James? 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 Saint James, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Saint James.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Saint James.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Saint James. 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 Saint James. 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 to see and places to visit:

For the State of Missouri

    Missouri Tourism
    Parks for Missouri

    Fishing in Missouri
    Hunting in Missouri

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Missouri Statewide Tourism
    Saint James Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Saint James


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Missouri

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Missouri

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Missouri

Airports Near Saint James ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Saint James.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cuba Muni.   [Map]   UBX   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rolla National Airport(RLA/KVIH)   [Map]   VIH   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Salem Meml.   [Map]   K33   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sullivan Rgnl.   [Map]   UUV   ENE   29 miles [46.7 km]

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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Saint James.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Saint James. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lambert - St. Louis Intl. (STL/KSTL)   [Map]   STL   NE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Kansas City Intl. (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   MCI   WNW   189 miles [304.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   SSE   223 miles [358.9 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   S   228 miles [366.9 km]
Tulsa Intl. (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]   TUL   WSW   266 miles [428.1 km]
Des Moines Intl. (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   DSM   NNW   266 miles [428.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Waynesville - St. Robert Rgnl. (TBN/KTBN)   [Map]   TBN   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Columbia Rgnl. (COU/KCOU)   [Map]   COU   NNW   65 miles [104.6 km]
Spirit of St. Louis Airport (SUS/KSUS)   [Map]   SUS   NE   69 miles [111 km]
St. Louis Downtown Airport (ICAO: KCPS)   [Map]   CPS   ENE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Scott AFB / Midamerica Airport (BLV/KBLV)   [Map]   BLV   ENE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Springfield Airport (SGF/KSGF)   [Map]   SGF   WSW   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Cuba Muni.   [Map]   UBX   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rolla National Airport(RLA/KVIH)   [Map]   VIH   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Salem Meml.   [Map]   K33   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sullivan Rgnl.   [Map]   UUV   ENE   29 miles [46.7 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Lambert - St. Louis Intl.   (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
        Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
        Website for Kansas City International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Scott AFB / Midamerica Airport   (BLV/KBLV)   [Map]
        Website for Scott AFB / Midamerica Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Springfield Airport   (SGF/KSGF)   [Map]
        Website for Springfield - Branson National Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rolla National Airport   (RLA/KVIH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jefferson City Meml.   (ICAO: KJEF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
        Website for Des Moines International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waynesville - St. Robert Rgnl.   (TBN/KTBN)   [Map]
        Website for Waynesville - Saint Robert Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbia Rgnl.   (COU/KCOU)   [Map]
        Website for Columbia Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Spirit of St. Louis Airport   (SUS/KSUS)   [Map]
        Website for Spirit of Saint Louis Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Louis Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KCPS)   [Map]
        Website for Saint Louis Downtown Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Missouri

About Phelps County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint James: www.stjamesmissouri.org/

The official website for Phelps County: www.phelpscounty.org/

The official website for State of Missouri: www.missouri.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Saint James. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint James) 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 Saint James. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint James

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint James. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0010, Longitude: -91.6183     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint James have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Saint James), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Saint James.