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Introduction ...

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

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Around Ganer ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of Ganer. Dothan has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the northeast of Ganer and has a population of 28,000 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   9,063   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   N   23 miles [37 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,726   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,565   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Crestview (FL)   [Map]   23,270   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   5,795   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Niceville (FL)   [Map]   14,714   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Valparaiso (FL)   [Map]   5,023   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Babbie   [Map]   606   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Battens Crossroads   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bellwood   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beulah   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Central City   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chancellor   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coffee Springs   [Map]   229   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
County Line   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,973   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Horn Hill   [Map]   229   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kinston   [Map]   540   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lockhart   [Map]   519   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Onycha   [Map]   185   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Samson   [Map]   1,928   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Paxton (FL)   [Map]   749   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Geneva County ...

Ganer is located in Geneva County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Geneva County: Coffee, Covington, Dale, Houston, Holmes (FL) & Walton (FL).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Ganer ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Defuniak Springs Airport   [Map]   54J   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   SW   32 miles [51.5 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 Ganer.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ganer. 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
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   76 miles [122.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ENE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   N   85 miles [136.8 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   ESE   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Defuniak Springs Airport   [Map]   54J   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   SW   32 miles [51.5 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.

Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [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
 
Bob Sikes Airport   (ICAO: KCEW)   [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
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        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
 
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
        Website for Jacksonville International 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
 
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
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
        Website for Tallahassee 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 Ganer.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ganer. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0832, Longitude: -86.1069     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ganer 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 Ganer), 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 Ganer.



 
 
 

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