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Introduction ...

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

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Around Freeport ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the west of Freeport. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Freeport and has a population of 62,100 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,150   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   W   23 miles [37 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   E   23 miles [37 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cecil   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Claud   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
East Tallassee   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gibbs Village   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hardaway   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Highland Village   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mount Meigs   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
New Town   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shorter   [Map]   429   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sunshine Village   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Young Forte Village   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Montgomery County ...

Freeport is located in Montgomery County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Montgomery County: Autauga, Bullock, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon & Pike.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Freeport ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   W   18 miles [29 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   S   33 miles [53.1 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 Freeport.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Freeport. 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   92 miles [148.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   130 miles [209.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSW   131 miles [210.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   145 miles [233.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   W   18 miles [29 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   67 miles [107.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   38 miles [61.2 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.

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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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 Freeport.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freeport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3479, Longitude: -86.0741     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Freeport 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 Freeport), 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 Freeport.



 
 
 

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