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The location of Dixonville

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Dixonville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pensacola (FL). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the south of Dixonville. Pensacola (FL) has a population of 53,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Crestview (FL). It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southeast of Dixonville and has a population of 23,600 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dixonville and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Atmore   [Map]   10,022   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,432   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,415   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,072   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Robertsdale   [Map]   5,990   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fort Walton Beach (FL)   [Map]   21,971   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gulf Breeze (FL)   [Map]   6,466   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mary Esther (FL)   [Map]   4,289   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Milton (FL)   [Map]   9,839   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Niceville (FL)   [Map]   14,974   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Valparaiso (FL)   [Map]   5,072   SE   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bradley   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Brooklyn   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Castleberry   [Map]   551   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Flomaton   [Map]   1,408   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lenox   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Nymph   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pollard   [Map]   135   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Range   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Riverview   [Map]   182   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wing   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Baker (FL)   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cannon Town (FL)   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Century (FL)   [Map]   1,786   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jay (FL)   [Map]   590   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
McDavid (FL)   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Escambia County ...

Dixonville is located in Escambia County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Escambia County: Baldwin, Conecuh, Covington, Monroe, Escambia (FL), Okaloosa (FL) & Santa Rosa (FL).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Dixonville ...

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.

Century (FL)   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West of Dixonville   [Map]
Happy Valley (FL)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Jay (FL)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Oyster Lodge (FL)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Pea Ridge   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Riverview   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Rock Creek   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Rock Hill   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Sellersville (FL)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   NNW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   E   42 miles [67.6 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 Dixonville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Dixonville. 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   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   46 miles [74 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   66 miles [106.2 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ENE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNE   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   NNW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   ENE   43 miles [69.2 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.

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
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bob Sikes Airport   (ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Destin Airport   (ICAO: KDTS)   [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
 
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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.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 Dixonville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dixonville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0005, Longitude: -87.0361     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dixonville 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 Dixonville), 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 Dixonville.



 
 
 

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