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Introduction ...

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

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Around Howe ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus (GA). It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the north of Howe. Columbus (GA) has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Howe and has a population of 62,100 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
Abbeville   [Map]   2,620   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   N   46 miles [74 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,570   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,300   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,871   S   46 miles [74 km]
Buena Vista (GA)   [Map]   2,206   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,670   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Dawson (GA)   [Map]   4,353   E   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Baker Hill   [Map]   265   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Comer   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cottonton   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hatchechubbee   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Holy Trinity   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hurtsboro   [Map]   600   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Midway   [Map]   488   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pittsview   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Seale   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Spring Hill   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Georgetown (GA)   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Louvale (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lumpkin (GA)   [Map]   1,093   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Morris (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Omaha (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Barbour County ...

Howe is located in Barbour County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Barbour County: Bullock, Dale, Henry, Pike, Russell, Clay (GA), Quitman (GA) & Stewart (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Howe ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   SSE   5 miles [8 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   WNW   39 miles [62.8 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 Howe.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Howe. 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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   119 miles [191.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SW   133 miles [214 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NW   141 miles [226.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   160 miles [257.5 km]
Jacksonville Intl. (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]   JAX   ESE   230 miles [370.1 km]
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl. (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]   SAV   E   231 miles [371.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ESE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WNW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   N   77 miles [123.9 km]
Middle Georgia Rgnl.(MCN/KMCN)   [Map]   MCN   ENE   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   SSE   5 miles [8 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   WNW   39 miles [62.8 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.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International 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
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [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
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [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
 
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
 
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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [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
 

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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 Howe.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0185, Longitude: -85.1641     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Howe 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 Howe), 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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