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Browns Crossroad, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Browns Crossroad.

This page contains four sections:

Around Browns Crossroad ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the southwest of Browns Crossroad. Dothan has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Browns Crossroad and has a population of 28,000 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,620   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Taylor   [Map]   2,402   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,565   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Marianna (FL)   [Map]   9,100   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,871   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,670   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dawson (GA)   [Map]   4,353   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Donalsonville (GA)   [Map]   2,675   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashford   [Map]   2,158   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Avon   [Map]   530   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Columbia   [Map]   737   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cowarts   [Map]   1,988   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grimes   [Map]   546   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Haleburg   [Map]   101   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,197   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,386   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Napier Field   [Map]   347   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Newville   [Map]   520   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oakey Grove   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Shorterville   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Webb   [Map]   1,413   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Gaines (GA)   [Map]   1,129   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Henry County ...

Browns Crossroad is located in Henry County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Henry County: Barbour, Dale, Houston, Clay (GA) & Early (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Browns Crossroad ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   WSW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   E   18 miles [29 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   NE   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 Browns Crossroad.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Browns Crossroad. 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   102 miles [164.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   134 miles [215.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   159 miles [255.9 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   172 miles [276.8 km]
Jacksonville Intl. (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]   JAX   ESE   217 miles [349.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   E   59 miles [95 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   N   76 miles [122.3 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   87 miles [140 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   92 miles [148.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   WSW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   E   18 miles [29 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   NE   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.

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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [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
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [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
 
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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
        Website for Tallahassee Regional Airport
        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 Browns Crossroad.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Crossroad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4277, Longitude: -85.2008     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browns Crossroad 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 Browns Crossroad), 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 Browns Crossroad.



 
 
 

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