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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Ozark ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southeast of Ozark. Dothan has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the southwest of Ozark and has a population of 28,000 people.

For comparison, Ozark 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 from Ozark and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   9,063   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   S   23 miles [37 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   E   18 miles [29 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,726   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,565   S   46 miles [74 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,871   E   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ariton   [Map]   746   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   92   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clayhatchee   [Map]   577   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fort Rucker   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grimes   [Map]   546   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Holiday Village   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Level Plains   [Map]   2,023   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,386   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Napier Field   [Map]   347   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Brockton   [Map]   1,159   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Newton   [Map]   1,472   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Phillips Crossroads   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pinckard   [Map]   634   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Skipperville   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Dale County ...

Ozark is located in Dale County and is the County Seat.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ozark ...

Looking for more information about Ozark? 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 Ozark, 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 Ozark.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Ozark ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SSW   30 miles [48.3 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 Ozark.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ozark. 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   SW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   159 miles [255.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   166 miles [267.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   E   85 miles [136.8 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   S   85 miles [136.8 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   105 miles [169 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   N   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NNE   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery 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
 
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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The official website for Ozark: www.ozarkalabama.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 Ozark.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ozark. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4505, Longitude: -85.6472     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ozark 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 Ozark), 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 Ozark.



 
 
 

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