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Davis Ferry, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

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Around Davis Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Atmore. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the south of Davis Ferry. Atmore has a population of 10,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Greenville. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of Davis Ferry and has a population of 7,800 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Brewton   [Map]   5,434   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,798   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,930   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Chatom   [Map]   1,237   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,419   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,774   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,223   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,667   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,494   W   18 miles [29 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,967   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Linden   [Map]   2,025   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,110   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   919   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,051   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,415   N   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Beatrice   [Map]   285   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Buena Vista   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Coy   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dickinson   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Franklin   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fulton   [Map]   261   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lower Peach Tree   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mexia   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Perdue Hill   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Peterman   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Scratch Ankle   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Tunnel Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Vredenburgh   [Map]   295   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Whatley   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Yellow Bluff   [Map]   177   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Monroe County ...

Davis 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 Davis Ferry.

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

Airports Near Davis Ferry ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SE   32 miles [51.5 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 Davis Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Davis 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   S   88 miles [141.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   133 miles [214 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ENE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SSW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   103 miles [165.8 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   WSW   109 miles [175.4 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   W   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   SSE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SE   32 miles [51.5 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
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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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 Davis Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davis Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7260, Longitude: -87.4697     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Davis 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 Davis 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 Davis Ferry.



 
 
 

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