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Introduction ...

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

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Around Dancy ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the east of Dancy. Tuscaloosa has a population of 98,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Meridian (MS). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southwest of Dancy and has a population of 39,700 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,381   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,148   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,687   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,460   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
York   [Map]   2,399   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   23,168   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Louisville (MS)   [Map]   6,314   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,616   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Philadelphia (MS)   [Map]   7,391   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Starkville (MS)   [Map]   25,366   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
West Point (MS)   [Map]   10,990   NW   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaver Town   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boligee   [Map]   309   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   988   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Clinton   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Emelle   [Map]   50   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   197   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Geiger   [Map]   161   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
McMullen   [Map]   10   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Memphis   [Map]   28   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Panola   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pickensville   [Map]   581   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
West Greene   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Scooba (MS)   [Map]   702   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Shuqualak (MS)   [Map]   482   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Pickens County ...

Dancy is located in Pickens County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pickens County: Fayette, Greene, Lamar, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Lowndes (MS) & Noxubee (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Dancy ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Golden Triangle Rgnl.(ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]   GTR   NNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Phillips Intl.   [Map]   ---   N   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 Dancy.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Dancy. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   170 miles [273.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   186 miles [299.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   203 miles [326.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   227 miles [365.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   233 miles [375 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   ENE   41 miles [66 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   WSW   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Golden Triangle Rgnl.(ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]   GTR   NNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Phillips Intl.   [Map]   ---   N   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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth 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
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Golden Triangle Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]
        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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers International 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 Dancy.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dancy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0112, Longitude: -88.2928     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dancy 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 Dancy), 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 Dancy.



 
 
 

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