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Dug Hill, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Dug Hill.

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Around Dug Hill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Meridian (MS). It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the west of Dug Hill. Meridian (MS) has a population of 39,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the east of Dug Hill and has a population of 7,100 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 Dug Hill and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,381   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,798   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Linden   [Map]   2,025   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,447   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,460   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   919   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,051   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,415   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
York   [Map]   2,399   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
De Kalb (MS)   [Map]   1,057   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Marion (MS)   [Map]   1,574   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Scooba (MS)   [Map]   702   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Arcola   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Arrington   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Bellamy   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Boligee   [Map]   309   N   18 miles [29 km]
Epes   [Map]   183   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Forkland   [Map]   601   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gallion   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Intercourse   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Moore Town   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Myrtlewood   [Map]   124   S   18 miles [29 km]
Pelham   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pin Hook   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Prairieville   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Providence   [Map]   214   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Ward   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Sumter County ...

Dug Hill is located in Sumter County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sumter County: Choctaw, Greene, Marengo, Pickens, Kemper (MS), Lauderdale (MS) & Noxubee (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Dug Hill ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   ESE   5 miles [8 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   SSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   NNW   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 Dug Hill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Dug Hill. 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   NE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   148 miles [238.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   165 miles [265.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   207 miles [333.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   222 miles [357.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   96 miles [154.5 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SW   104 miles [167.4 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   SW   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   ESE   5 miles [8 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   SSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   NNW   42 miles [67.6 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 
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 Dug Hill.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dug Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5049, Longitude: -88.0297     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dug Hill 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 Dug Hill), 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 Dug Hill.



 
 
 

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