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The location of Clay City

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Clay City.

This page contains six sections:

Around Clay City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the northwest of Clay City. Mobile has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pensacola (FL). It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the east of Clay City and has a population of 53,800 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 Clay City and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   10,022   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Daphne   [Map]   25,913   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   19,421   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,607   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,689   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,185   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,942   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,193   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gulf Breeze (FL)   [Map]   6,466   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Milton (FL)   [Map]   9,839   E   46 miles [74 km]
Gautier (MS)   [Map]   18,471   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Moss Point (MS)   [Map]   13,570   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pascagoula (MS)   [Map]   21,981   W   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellefontaine   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Bon Secour   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bromley   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elberta   [Map]   1,679   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Loxley   [Map]   2,017   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Magnolia Springs   [Map]   802   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mon Louis   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Montrose   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Orange Beach   [Map]   5,981   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Park City   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Point Clear   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Robertsdale   [Map]   5,990   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Silverhill   [Map]   802   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Stapleton   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Summerdale   [Map]   1,244   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Baldwin County ...

Clay City is located in Baldwin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Baldwin County: Clarke, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe, Washington & Escambia (FL). Mobile Bay is to the west and the Gulf of Mexico lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Clay City ...

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.

Darling Landing   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest of Clay City   [Map]
Fobbs Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Foots Landing   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Houstonville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Magnolia Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
River Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Seacliff   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Silverhill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Summerdale   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Turkey Branch   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Clay City. 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 Clay City. 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 Clay City ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Foley Muni.   [Map]   5R4   ESE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jack Edwards Airport(ICAO: KJKA)   [Map]   JKA   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WNW   18 miles [29 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 Clay City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Clay City. 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   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   E   76 miles [122.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Foley Muni.   [Map]   5R4   ESE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jack Edwards Airport(ICAO: KJKA)   [Map]   JKA   SSE   15 miles [24.1 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.

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
 
Jack Edwards Airport   (ICAO: KJKA)   [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
 
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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

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 Clay City.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Clay City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clay City) 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 Clay City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clay City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clay City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4858, Longitude: -87.8067     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clay City 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 Clay City), 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 Clay City.



 
 
 

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