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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Claiborne Ferry.

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Around Claiborne Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Atmore. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the south of Claiborne Ferry. Atmore has a population of 10,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bay Minette. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the south of Claiborne Ferry 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 starting from Claiborne Ferry and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Brewton   [Map]   5,434   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,930   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chatom   [Map]   1,237   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,419   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,774   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Flomaton   [Map]   1,411   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,223   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,667   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,494   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,967   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,110   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,518   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   919   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,051   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Century (FL)   [Map]   1,762   S   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alma   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dickinson   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Excel   [Map]   672   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Franklin   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gainestown   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Goodway   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Megargel   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mexia   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Perdue Hill   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Peterman   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Scratch Ankle   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Tunnel Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Uriah   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Walker Springs   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Whatley   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Monroe County ...

Claiborne Ferry is located in Monroe County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Monroe County: Baldwin, Butler, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia & Wilcox.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Claiborne Ferry ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   S   36 miles [57.9 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 Claiborne Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Claiborne Ferry. 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   SSE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   93 miles [149.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SW   72 miles [115.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   W   104 miles [167.4 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   W   107 miles [172.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   S   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [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
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Claiborne Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5468, Longitude: -87.5175     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Claiborne Ferry 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 Claiborne Ferry), 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 Claiborne Ferry.



 
 
 

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