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 The location of Akinsville 

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Akinsville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the southeast of Akinsville. Dothan has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the southwest of Akinsville and has a population of 28,000 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 Akinsville and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,620   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,871   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,670   E   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ariton   [Map]   746   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Baker Hill   [Map]   265   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Banks   [Map]   174   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   92   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,989   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Clio   [Map]   1,529   N   5 miles [8 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Rucker   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Holiday Village   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Louisville   [Map]   487   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Newton   [Map]   1,472   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Newville   [Map]   520   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Phillips Crossroads   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Skipperville   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Barbour County ...

Akinsville is located in Barbour County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Barbour County: Bullock, Dale, Henry, Pike, Russell, Clay (GA), Quitman (GA) & Stewart (GA).

Although it doesn't share a border with Barbour County, Coffee is close to Akinsville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Akinsville. 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 Akinsville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Akinsville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   NW   28 miles [45.1 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 Akinsville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Akinsville. 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
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   122 miles [196.3 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   148 miles [238.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   154 miles [247.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   64 miles [103 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   E   83 miles [133.6 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   S   98 miles [157.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   N   104 miles [167.4 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   WSW   32 miles [51.5 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.

Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
        Website for Tallahassee Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
        Website for Jacksonville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
        Website for Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Akinsville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akinsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6357, Longitude: -85.6111     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Akinsville 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 Akinsville), 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 Akinsville.



 
 
 

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