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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Eight Mile.

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Around Eight Mile ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It lies just southeast of Eight Mile. Mobile has a population of 194,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Daphne. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the southeast of Eight Mile and has a population of 24,900 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 Eight Mile and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   10,049   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,118   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,954   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   18,730   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,218   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,131   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,351   N   Less than 2 miles
Saraland   [Map]   13,906   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,182   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   8,065   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
D'Iberville (MS)   [Map]   11,400   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Gautier (MS)   [Map]   18,570   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Moss Point (MS)   [Map]   13,654   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Ocean Springs (MS)   [Map]   17,636   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Pascagoula (MS)   [Map]   22,126   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Axis   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Barry Village   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bellefontaine   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bromley   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bucks   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Chunchula   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Country Club Village   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,955   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gulfcrest   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Irvington   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Park City   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Semmes   [Map]   3,886   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Theodore   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tillmans Corner   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wilmer   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Mobile County ...

Eight Mile is located in Mobile County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mobile County: Baldwin, Washington, George (MS), Greene (MS) & Jackson (MS). Mobile Bay is to the east and the Gulf of Mexico lies to the south.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eight Mile ...

Looking for more information about Eight Mile? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Eight Mile, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Eight Mile.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Eight Mile ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SE   25 miles [40.2 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 Eight Mile.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Eight Mile. 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   ESE   59 miles [95 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   ESE   97 miles [156.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Trent Lott Intl. (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   PQL   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Dauphin Island Airport   [Map]   4R9   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Foley Muni.   [Map]   5R4   SE   34 miles [54.7 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
 
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Trent Lott Intl.   (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]
        Website for Trent Lott International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jack Edwards Airport   (ICAO: KJKA)   [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 Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International 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
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional 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 Eight Mile.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eight Mile. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7635, Longitude: -88.1269     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eight Mile 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 Eight Mile), 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 Eight Mile.



 
 
 

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