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Brushy Creek, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Brushy Creek.

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Around Brushy Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Troy. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of Brushy Creek. Troy has a population of 18,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Andalusia. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southeast of Brushy Creek and has a population of 9,100 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Brewton   [Map]   5,434   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,989   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,930   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,419   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,774   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,973   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fort Deposit   [Map]   1,240   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,223   W   46 miles [74 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,667   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   E   23 miles [37 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,110   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
New Brockton   [Map]   1,159   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Awin   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bolling   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Chapman   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dozier   [Map]   332   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Forest Home   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gantt   [Map]   223   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Honoraville   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
McKenzie   [Map]   513   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Merrill Mill   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pine Apple   [Map]   126   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Red Level   [Map]   490   S   18 miles [29 km]
Rutledge   [Map]   459   E   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

Butler County ...

Brushy Creek is located in Butler County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Butler County: Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Lowndes, Monroe & Wilcox.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Brushy Creek ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SSE   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 Brushy Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brushy Creek. 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   S   82 miles [132 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   87 miles [140 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   N   130 miles [209.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNE   46 miles [74 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ESE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SW   109 miles [175.4 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SW   114 miles [183.5 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   116 miles [186.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SSE   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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        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
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International 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
 

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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 Brushy Creek.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brushy Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6685, Longitude: -86.6705     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brushy Creek 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 Brushy Creek), 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 Brushy Creek.



 
 
 

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