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Introduction ...

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

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Around Grace ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Andalusia. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southeast of Grace. Andalusia has a population of 9,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Greenville. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the northeast of Grace and has a population of 7,800 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 it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Brewton   [Map]   5,434   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,930   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,419   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,774   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Flomaton   [Map]   1,411   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fort Deposit   [Map]   1,240   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,223   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,667   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,110   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mosses   [Map]   955   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   919   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Century (FL)   [Map]   1,762   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Awin   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Beatrice   [Map]   285   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Belleville   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Bolling   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Burnt Corn   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chapman   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Forest Home   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
McKenzie   [Map]   513   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
McWilliams   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Nymph   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pine Apple   [Map]   126   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pine Orchard   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Red Level   [Map]   490   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

Butler County ...

Grace is located in Butler County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Butler County: Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Lowndes, Monroe & Wilcox.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Grace ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   SSW   40 miles [64.4 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 Grace.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Grace. 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   SSW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   80 miles [128.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ESE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SW   102 miles [164.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNW   118 miles [189.9 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SE   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   WSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   SSW   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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 Grace.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grace. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6121, Longitude: -86.8805     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grace 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 Grace), 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 Grace.



 
 
 

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