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Introduction ...

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

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Around Lee ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southeast of Lee. Dothan has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the southeast of Lee 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 from Lee and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,620   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Andalusia   [Map]   9,063   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   S   5 miles [8 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Taylor   [Map]   2,402   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Babbie   [Map]   606   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Battens Crossroads   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beulah   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brantley   [Map]   805   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Central City   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
County Line   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dozier   [Map]   332   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   189   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Goshen   [Map]   257   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Holiday Village   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jack   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kinston   [Map]   540   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
New Brockton   [Map]   1,159   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Social Town   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Coffee County ...

Lee is located in Coffee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Coffee County: Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva & Pike.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Lee ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   S   5 miles [8 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   SSW   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 Lee.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lee. 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   74 miles [119.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   96 miles [154.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ESE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNW   59 miles [95 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   S   5 miles [8 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   SSW   33 miles [53.1 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
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Lee.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lee. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4879, Longitude: -86.0747     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lee 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 Lee), 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 Lee.



 
 
 

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