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Introduction ...

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

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Around Nokomis ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of Nokomis. Mobile has a population of 194,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pensacola (FL). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Nokomis and has a population of 53,200 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 are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   10,049   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,118   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,954   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Daphne   [Map]   24,896   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   18,730   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,218   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,110   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Orange Beach   [Map]   5,850   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,351   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Robertsdale   [Map]   5,894   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,906   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,182   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   8,065   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gulf Breeze (FL)   [Map]   6,323   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Milton (FL)   [Map]   9,628   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Flomaton   [Map]   1,411   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Goodway   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Huxford   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Little River   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Perdido   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pollard   [Map]   135   E   23 miles [37 km]
Stapleton   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stockton   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tensaw   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Uriah   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Barrineau Park (FL)   [Map]   ---   S   23 miles [37 km]
Century (FL)   [Map]   1,762   E   18 miles [29 km]
Jay (FL)   [Map]   578   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
McDavid (FL)   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Walnut Hill (FL)   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Escambia County ...

Nokomis is located in Escambia County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Escambia County: Baldwin, Conecuh, Covington, Monroe, Escambia (FL), Okaloosa (FL) & Santa Rosa (FL).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Nokomis ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   NNE   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 Nokomis.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Nokomis. 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
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   ESE   71 miles [114.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   45 miles [72.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   NNE   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.

Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [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
 
Jack Edwards Airport   (ICAO: KJKA)   [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
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/

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 Nokomis.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nokomis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0102, Longitude: -87.5647     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nokomis 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 Nokomis), 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 Nokomis.



 
 
 

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