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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Half Acre.

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Around Half Acre ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Meridian (MS). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the west of Half Acre. Meridian (MS) has a population of 39,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the north of Half Acre and has a population of 7,100 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler   [Map]   1,798   W   18 miles [29 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,930   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,494   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,967   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Linden   [Map]   2,025   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,447   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   919   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,051   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,415   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
York   [Map]   2,399   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Marion (MS)   [Map]   1,574   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Quitman (MS)   [Map]   2,209   W   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Choctaw City   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dixon's Mills   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jachin   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Morvin   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Myrtlewood   [Map]   124   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Nanafalia   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pelham   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pennington   [Map]   210   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pin Hook   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Providence   [Map]   214   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Putnam   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sweet Water   [Map]   246   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Thomaston   [Map]   398   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vineland   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Marengo County ...

Half Acre is located in Marengo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marengo County: Choctaw, Clarke, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Perry, Sumter & Wilcox.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Half Acre ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   N   18 miles [29 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   SE   24 miles [38.6 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 Half Acre.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Half Acre. 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   NE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   126 miles [202.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   143 miles [230.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   225 miles [362.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   88 miles [141.6 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   WSW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   SW   101 miles [162.5 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   105 miles [169 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   S   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   N   18 miles [29 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   SE   24 miles [38.6 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [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
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional 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
 

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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 Half Acre.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Half Acre. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1948, Longitude: -87.9115     [Map].

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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 Half Acre), 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 Half Acre.



 
 
 

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