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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Chickasaw ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It lies just south of Chickasaw. Mobile has a population of 194,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Daphne. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the southeast of Chickasaw and has a population of 24,900 people.

For comparison, Chickasaw has a population of 6,000 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   10,049   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,118   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   18,730   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,218   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,131   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Orange Beach   [Map]   5,850   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,351   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Robertsdale   [Map]   5,894   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,906   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,182   N   5 miles [8 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   8,065   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gautier (MS)   [Map]   18,570   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Moss Point (MS)   [Map]   13,654   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ocean Springs (MS)   [Map]   17,636   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pascagoula (MS)   [Map]   22,126   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Axis   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Barry Village   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bromley   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bucks   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chunchula   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Country Club Village   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,955   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eight Mile   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Montrose   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Park City   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Semmes   [Map]   3,886   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Stapleton   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Theodore   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tillmans Corner   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wilmer   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Mobile County ...

Chickasaw is located in Mobile County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mobile County: Baldwin, Washington, George (MS), Greene (MS) & Jackson (MS). Mobile Bay is to the east and the Gulf of Mexico lies to the south.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chickasaw ...

Looking for more information about Chickasaw? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Chickasaw, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Chickasaw.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Chickasaw ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   24 miles [38.6 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SSE   24 miles [38.6 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 Chickasaw.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chickasaw. 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   ESE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   ESE   94 miles [151.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   24 miles [38.6 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SSE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Foley Muni.   [Map]   5R4   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Trent Lott Intl. (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   PQL   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dauphin Island Airport   [Map]   4R9   S   35 miles [56.3 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
 
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Trent Lott Intl.   (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]
        Website for Trent Lott International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jack Edwards Airport   (ICAO: KJKA)   [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
 
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
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport
        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
 

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The official website for Chickasaw: www.ci.chickasaw.al.us/

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

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 Chickasaw.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chickasaw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chickasaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chickasaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7714, Longitude: -88.0791     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chickasaw 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 Chickasaw), 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 Chickasaw.



 
 
 

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