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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Blount Landing.

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Around Blount Landing ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroeville. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the east of Blount Landing. Monroeville has a population of 6,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Waynesboro (MS). It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the west of Blount Landing and has a population of 5,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Blount Landing and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler   [Map]   1,798   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chatom   [Map]   1,237   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Citronelle   [Map]   3,887   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Excel   [Map]   672   E   46 miles [74 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,223   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,494   E   18 miles [29 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,967   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Linden   [Map]   2,025   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Millry   [Map]   524   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,518   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   919   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,051   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Leakesville (MS)   [Map]   880   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Quitman (MS)   [Map]   2,209   NW   46 miles [74 km]
State Line (MS)   [Map]   556   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Barlow   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bigbee   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bladon Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bolinger   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Coffeeville   [Map]   338   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cullomburg   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Frankville   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hobson   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Leroy   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Saint Stephen's   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Salitpa   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Silas   [Map]   432   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stave Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wagarville   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Washington County ...

Blount Landing is located in Washington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Washington County: Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Mobile, Greene (MS) & Wayne (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Blount Landing ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   N   33 miles [53.1 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 Blount Landing.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Blount Landing. 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
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   121 miles [194.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   154 miles [247.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   65 miles [104.6 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   S   69 miles [111 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   WSW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   W   74 miles [119.1 km]
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl. (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]   GPT   SW   102 miles [164.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ENE   109 miles [175.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   N   33 miles [53.1 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.

Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        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
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountyalgov.com

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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 Blount Landing.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blount Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6363, Longitude: -88.0872     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blount Landing 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 Blount Landing), 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 Blount Landing.



 
 
 

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