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Duncan, Mississippi

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The location of Duncan

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Duncan ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Greenville. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the south of Duncan. Greenville has a population of 30,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clarksdale. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the northeast of Duncan and has a population of 15,700 people.

For comparison, Duncan has a population of 390 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 starting from Duncan and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
De Witt (AR)   [Map]   3,085   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Dumas (AR)   [Map]   4,239   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Helena - West Helena (AR)   [Map]   10,701   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Helena (AR)   [Map]   ---   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Marianna (AR)   [Map]   3,571   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
McGehee (AR)   [Map]   3,824   SW   46 miles [74 km]
West Helena (AR)   [Map]   ---   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Batesville   [Map]   7,241   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   11,729   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   13,996   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Indianola   [Map]   9,433   S   41 miles [66 km]
Leland   [Map]   3,981   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Moorhead   [Map]   2,176   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ruleville   [Map]   2,671   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Shelby   [Map]   2,035   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Crumrod (AR)   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mellwood (AR)   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Snow Lake (AR)   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Alligator   [Map]   191   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Claremont   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gunnison   [Map]   412   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hopson   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hushpuckena   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lyon   [Map]   304   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Merigold   [Map]   392   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mound Bayou   [Map]   1,408   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rome   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Round Lake   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Roundaway   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Winstonville   [Map]   175   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Bolivar County ...

Duncan is located in Bolivar County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Bolivar County: Desha (AR), Coahoma, Sunflower & Washington.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Duncan ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Mississippi Tourism
    Parks for Mississippi

    Fishing in Mississippi
    Hunting in Mississippi

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Mississippi

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Mississippi

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

Airports Near Duncan ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Cleveland Muni. (FAA ID: RNV)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fletcher Fld. (FAA ID: CKM)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ruleville - Drew Airport (FAA ID: M37)   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
De Witt Muni. (FAA ID: 5M1)   [Map]   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport (FAA ID: HEE)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Indianola Muni. (ICAO: KIDL)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Charleston Muni. (FAA ID: 09M)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   SSW   40 miles [64.4 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Duncan.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   NNE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   WNW   96 miles [154.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   SSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl.  (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   SSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tunica Muni.  (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   NNE   49 miles [78.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Cleveland Muni. (FAA ID: RNV)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fletcher Fld. (FAA ID: CKM)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ruleville - Drew Airport (FAA ID: M37)   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
De Witt Muni. (FAA ID: 5M1)   [Map]   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Thompson - Robbins Airport (FAA ID: HEE)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Indianola Muni. (ICAO: KIDL)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Charleston Muni. (FAA ID: 09M)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 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.

Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
  Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Indianola Muni.   (ICAO: KIDL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
  Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Greenwood - Leflore Airport   (GWO/KGWO)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
  Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
  Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
  Website for Tunica Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 from Point A (ie- Duncan) 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 Duncan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Duncan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duncan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0418, Longitude: -90.7459     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Duncan 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Duncan), 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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