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Introduction ...

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

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Around Lowndesboro ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the east of Lowndesboro. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Prattville. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the northeast of Lowndesboro and has a population of 35,400 people.

For comparison, Lowndesboro has a population of 110 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Camden   [Map]   1,930   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,667   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Jemison   [Map]   2,619   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,447   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Selma   [Map]   19,519   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   2,044   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   3,849   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Autaugaville   [Map]   859   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Benton   [Map]   46   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Booth   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Burkville   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gibbs Village   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gordonville   [Map]   305   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hayneville   [Map]   862   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Highland Village   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hope Hull   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Letohatchee   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mosses   [Map]   955   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pintlala   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
White Hall   [Map]   811   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Lowndes County ...

Lowndesboro is located in Lowndes County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lowndes County: Autauga, Butler, Crenshaw, Dallas, Montgomery & Wilcox.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lowndesboro ...

Looking for more information about Lowndesboro? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lowndesboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Lowndesboro.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Lowndesboro ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   S   29 miles [46.7 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 Lowndesboro.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lowndesboro. 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   N   89 miles [143.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   123 miles [197.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   129 miles [207.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   157 miles [252.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   87 miles [140 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   NNE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   WNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   S   29 miles [46.7 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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [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
 
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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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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 Lowndesboro.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lowndesboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lowndesboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lowndesboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2764, Longitude: -86.6108     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lowndesboro 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 Lowndesboro), 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 Lowndesboro.



 
 
 

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