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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Overlook Estates.

This page contains four sections:

Around Overlook Estates ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It lies just east of Overlook Estates. Mobile has a population of 194,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Biloxi (MS). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Overlook Estates and has a population of 45,600 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   10,049   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,118   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Daphne   [Map]   24,896   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   18,730   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,218   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,131   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,351   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,906   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,182   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   8,065   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
D'Iberville (MS)   [Map]   11,400   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gautier (MS)   [Map]   18,570   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Moss Point (MS)   [Map]   13,654   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ocean Springs (MS)   [Map]   17,636   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pascagoula (MS)   [Map]   22,126   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Axis   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bellefontaine   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bromley   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,954   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chunchula   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Country Club Village   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Creola   [Map]   1,955   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Eight Mile   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Irvington   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Park City   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Saint Elmo   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Semmes   [Map]   3,886   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Theodore   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tillmans Corner   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wilmer   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Mobile County ...

Overlook Estates is located in Mobile County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mobile County: Baldwin, Washington, George (MS), Greene (MS) & Jackson (MS). Mobile Bay is to the east and the Gulf of Mexico lies to the south.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Overlook Estates ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   SSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Trent Lott Intl. (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   PQL   SW   27 miles [43.5 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 Overlook Estates.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Overlook Estates. 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   ESE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   E   99 miles [159.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   SSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Trent Lott Intl. (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   PQL   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Dauphin Island Airport   [Map]   4R9   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Foley Muni.   [Map]   5R4   SE   34 miles [54.7 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.

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
 
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Trent Lott Intl.   (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]
        Website for Trent Lott International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jack Edwards Airport   (ICAO: KJKA)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        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
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        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
 

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

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

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 Overlook Estates.

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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 Overlook Estates. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Overlook Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Overlook Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7224, Longitude: -88.1700     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Overlook Estates 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 Overlook Estates), 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 Overlook Estates.



 
 
 

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