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Introduction ...

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

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Around Chunchula ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the southeast of Chunchula. Mobile has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Daphne. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southeast of Chunchula and has a population of 25,900 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 starting from Chunchula and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   10,022   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,908   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   19,421   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,607   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,907   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,185   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Robertsdale   [Map]   5,990   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,942   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,193   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Gautier (MS)   [Map]   18,471   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Moss Point (MS)   [Map]   13,570   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ocean Springs (MS)   [Map]   17,652   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pascagoula (MS)   [Map]   21,981   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Axis   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Barry Village   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bucks   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Calvert   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Citronelle   [Map]   3,885   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Country Club Village   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,961   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eight Mile   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fairford   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Gulfcrest   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,510   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Movico   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Semmes   [Map]   4,155   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wilmer   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Brown Town (MS)   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Mobile County ...

Chunchula 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.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chunchula ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Celeste   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East of Chunchula   [Map]
Georgetown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gulfcrest   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hatters   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Indian Hills   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Indian Springs   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Little Pines   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Saraland   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Spanish Trace   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Stage Coach Woods   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Williams Heights   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Chunchula ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   S   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 Chunchula.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chunchula. 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   67 miles [107.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   ESE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   201 miles [323.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Trent Lott Intl. (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   PQL   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   NNE   41 miles [66 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
 
Trent Lott Intl.   (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]
        Website for Trent Lott International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [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
 
Jack Edwards Airport   (ICAO: KJKA)   [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
 
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
 
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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Mobile County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chunchula. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Chunchula.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chunchula. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9220, Longitude: -88.2000     [Map].

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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 Chunchula), 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 Chunchula.



 
 
 

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