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Midland City, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Midland City.

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Around Midland City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It lies just southeast of Midland City. Dothan has a population of 68,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the west of Midland City and has a population of 28,000 people.

For comparison, Midland City has a population of 2,400 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 starting from Midland City and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,404   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,750   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,580   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Marianna (FL)   [Map]   9,052   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,702   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Donalsonville (GA)   [Map]   2,637   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Clayhatchee   [Map]   573   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cowarts   [Map]   1,994   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fort Rucker   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grimes   [Map]   542   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,187   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Malvern   [Map]   1,437   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Napier Field   [Map]   344   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Newton   [Map]   1,459   W   5 miles [8 km]
Newville   [Map]   517   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Parish   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Parker Village   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pinckard   [Map]   627   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Rehobeth   [Map]   1,482   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Taylor   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Webb   [Map]   1,396   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Dale County ...

Midland City is located in Dale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Dale County: Barbour, Coffee, Geneva, Henry, Houston & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Midland City ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Chickasaw Heights   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast of Midland City   [Map]
Clark Crossroads   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Five Points   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Green Acres   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Griffin Heights   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Headland   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Jones Crossroads   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Kelly Springs   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lewis   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Peach Tree Hills   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Peterman   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Plainview   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rock Creek Park   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Silver Meadows   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Whispering Pines   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Young America   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Midland City ...

Looking for more information about Midland City? 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 Midland City, 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 Midland City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama

TripAdvisor Link to:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Midland City Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Midland City

National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Midland City ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   W   23 miles [37 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SW   28 miles [45.1 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 Midland City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Midland City. 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
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   171 miles [275.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   171 miles [275.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   S   77 miles [123.9 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   E   78 miles [125.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   92 miles [148.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   W   23 miles [37 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SW   28 miles [45.1 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
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [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
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [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
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Dale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Midland City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Midland City.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Midland City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3156, Longitude: -85.4936     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Midland City 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 Midland City), 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 Midland City.


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