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Center Ridge, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Center Ridge.

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Around Center Ridge ...

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

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the northeast of Center Ridge 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 from Center Ridge and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   9,063   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   N   41 miles [66 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,726   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,565   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Crestview (FL)   [Map]   23,270   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   5,795   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Marianna (FL)   [Map]   9,100   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Battens Crossroads   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bellwood   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Beulah   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Black   [Map]   208   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Central City   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Chancellor   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Clayhatchee   [Map]   577   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coffee Springs   [Map]   229   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
County Line   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fort Rucker   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Holiday Village   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kinston   [Map]   540   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Level Plains   [Map]   2,023   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Brockton   [Map]   1,159   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Samson   [Map]   1,928   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Geneva County ...

Center Ridge is located in Geneva County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Geneva County: Coffee, Covington, Dale, Houston, Holmes (FL) & Walton (FL).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Center Ridge ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   NNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ENE   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 Center Ridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Center Ridge. 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   60 miles [96.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   89 miles [143.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ENE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   69 miles [111 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ENE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   107 miles [172.2 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   ESE   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   NNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   WNW   28 miles [45.1 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.

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
 
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
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [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
 
Bob Sikes Airport   (ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [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
 
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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1960, Longitude: -85.9249     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Center Ridge 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 Center Ridge), 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 Center Ridge.



 
 
 

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