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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Fayette.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Fayette ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Vicksburg. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the north of Fayette. Vicksburg has a population of 22,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Natchez. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the southwest of Fayette and has a population of 15,000 people.

For comparison, Fayette has a population of 1,500 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Fayette.<2>

Newellton (LA)     [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the northwest of Fayette.

Saint Joseph (LA)     [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the northwest of Fayette.

Vidalia (LA)     [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the southwest of Fayette.

Waterproof (LA)     [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the west of Fayette.

Yucatan Landing (LA)     [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the north of Fayette.

Bude     [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the southeast of Fayette.

Carthage     [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the southwest of Fayette.

Eddiceton     [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the southeast of Fayette.

Garden City     [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the south of Fayette.

Grand Gulf     [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the north of Fayette.

Meadville     [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the southeast of Fayette.

Natchez     [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the southwest of Fayette.

Port Gibson     [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the north of Fayette.

Rodney     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the northwest of Fayette.

Roxie     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the south of Fayette.

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

Jefferson County ...

Fayette is located in Jefferson County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Tensas (LA), Adams, Claiborne, Copiah, Franklin & Lincoln.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fayette ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fayette ...

Looking for more information about Fayette? 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 Fayette, 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 Fayette.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

Mississippi Statewide Tourism

Fayette Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Fayette

Also of Interest:

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 Fayette ...

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 Fayette.

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

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
127 miles [204.4 km] miles to the South Southeast of Fayette.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
218 miles [350.8 km] miles to the North Northwest of Fayette.

Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
238 miles [383 km] miles to the North Northeast of Fayette.

Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
281 miles [452.2 km] miles to the East Northeast of Fayette.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Jackson - Evers Intl.  (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
71 miles [114.3 km] miles to the Northeast of Fayette.

Monroe Rgnl.  (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
79 miles [127.1 km] miles to the Northwest of Fayette.

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
81 miles [130.4 km] miles to the South of Fayette.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
91 miles [146.5 km] miles to the West Southwest of Fayette.

Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.  (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
102 miles [164.2 km] miles to the East of Fayette.

Hattiesburg Muni.  (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
110 miles [177 km] miles to the East Southeast of Fayette.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
117 miles [188.3 km] miles to the South Southwest of Fayette.

General Aviation Airports

Natchez - Adams Co. Airport (HEZ/KHEZ)   [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the West Southwest of Fayette.

Concordia Parish Airport (FAA ID: 0R4)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the West Southwest of Fayette.

Crosby Muni. (FAA ID: C71)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the South of Fayette.

Wilkinson Community Airport   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the South Southwest of Fayette.

Vicksburg Muni. (VKS/KVKS)   [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the North Northeast of Fayette.

Brookhaven Airport (FAA ID: 1R7)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the East of Fayette.

Copiah Co. Airport (FAA ID: M11)   [Map]
42 miles [67.6 km] miles to the East Northeast of Fayette.

Vicksburg Tallulah Rgnl. (ICAO: KTVR)   [Map]
44 miles [70.8 km] miles to the North of Fayette.

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]

Lafayette Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LFTICAO: KLFT

Website for Lafayette Regional Airport

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]

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]

Memphis Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MEMICAO: KMEM

Website for Memphis International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

McComb / Pike Co. Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MCBICAO: KMCB

Detailed information from:

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

Birmingham Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BHMICAO: KBHM

Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International 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]

Monroe Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MLUICAO: KMLU

Website for Monroe Regional 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]

Alexandria Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KAEX

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: PIBICAO: KPIB

Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Hattiesburg Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HBGICAO: KHBG

Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport

Detailed information from:

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fayette) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fayette. 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 Fayette

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fayette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7122, Longitude: -91.0620     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fayette have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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