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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Lucy ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the northwest of Lucy. Dothan has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ozark. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northwest of Lucy and has a population of 14,700 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,620   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,726   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Chattahoochee (FL)   [Map]   3,144   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,565   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Marianna (FL)   [Map]   9,100   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Midway (FL)   [Map]   3,276   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Quincy (FL)   [Map]   7,830   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bainbridge (GA)   [Map]   12,507   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,871   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cairo (GA)   [Map]   9,752   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Donalsonville (GA)   [Map]   2,675   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashford   [Map]   2,158   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Avon   [Map]   530   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Columbia   [Map]   737   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cottonwood   [Map]   1,264   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cowarts   [Map]   1,988   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gordon   [Map]   327   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bascom (FL)   [Map]   118   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greenwood (FL)   [Map]   657   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Malone (FL)   [Map]   2,145   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Two Egg (FL)   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Brinson (GA)   [Map]   209   E   18 miles [29 km]
Cedar Springs (GA)   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Centerville (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Iron City (GA)   [Map]   309   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jakin (GA)   [Map]   150   NE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Houston County ...

Lucy is located in Houston County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Houston County: Dale, Geneva, Henry, Jackson (FL), Early (GA) & Seminole (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Lucy ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Donalsonville Muni.   [Map]   17J   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Decatur Co. Air Park (BGE/KBGE)   [Map]   BGE   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Altha Intl.   [Map]   ---   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   NW   31 miles [49.9 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 Lucy.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lucy. 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   WSW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   132 miles [212.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   N   184 miles [296.1 km]
Jacksonville Intl. (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]   JAX   E   202 miles [325.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   202 miles [325.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   59 miles [95 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   NE   61 miles [98.2 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   N   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Donalsonville Muni.   [Map]   17J   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Decatur Co. Air Park (BGE/KBGE)   [Map]   BGE   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Altha Intl.   [Map]   ---   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.

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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Decatur Co. Air Park   (BGE/KBGE)   [Map]
        Website for Decatur County Industrial Air Park
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [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
 
Camilla - Mitchell Co. Airport   (ICAO: KCXU)   [Map]
        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
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth 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
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
        Website for Tallahassee Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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
 

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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 Lucy.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lucy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0202, Longitude: -85.0410     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lucy 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 Lucy), 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 Lucy.



 
 
 

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