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Introduction ...

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

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Around Fort Davis ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the west of Fort Davis. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Columbus (GA). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the east of Fort Davis and has a population of 201,000 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 Fort Davis and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Auburn   [Map]   62,059   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,570   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   W   46 miles [74 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,300   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,464   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Armstrong   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cecil   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
East Tallassee   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Franklin   [Map]   132   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hardaway   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hurtsboro   [Map]   600   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Midway   [Map]   488   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Notasulga   [Map]   856   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Perote   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Shorter   [Map]   429   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Smuteye   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Three Notch   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

Macon County ...

Fort Davis is located in Macon County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Macon County: Bullock, Elmore, Lee, Montgomery, Russell & Tallapoosa.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Davis ...

Looking for more information about Fort Davis? 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 Fort Davis, 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 Fort Davis.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Fort Davis ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   SW   31 miles [49.9 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 Fort Davis.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fort Davis. 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   NNW   109 miles [175.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   121 miles [194.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSW   130 miles [209.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   150 miles [241.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   64 miles [103 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   65 miles [104.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   SW   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International 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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [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
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
        Website for Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
        Website for Jacksonville 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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 Fort Davis.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort Davis. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Davis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Davis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2432, Longitude: -85.7097     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fort Davis 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 Fort Davis), 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 Fort Davis.



 
 
 

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