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Introduction ...

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

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Around Crawford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus (GA). It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the east of Crawford. Columbus (GA) has a population of 197,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the northwest of Crawford and has a population of 63,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Crawford and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Dadeville   [Map]   3,128   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,404   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
LaFayette   [Map]   2,968   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lanett   [Map]   6,393   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,869   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,132   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   5,984   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,341   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,759   W   41 miles [66 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,377   N   23 miles [37 km]
LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   30,771   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Manchester (GA)   [Map]   4,061   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
West Point (GA)   [Map]   ---   N   29 miles [46.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Beauregard   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fontaine Village   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Mitchell   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hatchechubbee   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ladonia   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marvyn   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Prince Crossroads   [Map]     NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Salem   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Seale   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Smiths   [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Baker Village (GA)   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
City Village (GA)   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fort Benning (GA)   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fortson (GA)   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Russell County ...

Crawford is located in Russell County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Russell County: Barbour, Bullock, Lee, Macon, Chattahoochee (GA), Muscogee (GA) & Stewart (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Crawford ...

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.

Bibb City (GA)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East of Crawford   [Map]
Brickyard   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
City Village (GA)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Columbus (GA)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Dinglewood (GA)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Green Island Hills (GA)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hopewell   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Meadows Crossroads   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Meadows Mill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Prince Crossroads   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rolling Hills   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Rose Hill (GA)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Rose Hill Heights (GA)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Sandfort   -   8 miles [12.9 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 Crawford.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   PIM   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   35 miles [56.3 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 Crawford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Crawford. 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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NW   118 miles [189.9 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSW   157 miles [252.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   180 miles [289.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   W   71 miles [114.3 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   SE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Middle Georgia Rgnl.(MCN/KMCN)   [Map]   MCN   E   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   PIM   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport(ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   LGC   N   38 miles [61.2 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.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Crawford.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crawford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4568, Longitude: -85.1897     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crawford 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 Crawford), 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 Crawford.



 
 
 

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