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Introduction ...

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

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Around Panola ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Panola. Tuscaloosa has a population of 98,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Meridian (MS). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of Panola and has a population of 39,700 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 Panola and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,381   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,148   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,687   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,460   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
York   [Map]   2,399   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   23,168   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Louisville (MS)   [Map]   6,314   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,616   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Philadelphia (MS)   [Map]   7,391   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Starkville (MS)   [Map]   25,366   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
West Point (MS)   [Map]   10,990   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaver Town   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Boligee   [Map]   309   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Clinton   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Emelle   [Map]   50   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Epes   [Map]   183   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   197   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Geiger   [Map]   161   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
McMullen   [Map]   10   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Memphis   [Map]   28   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pickensville   [Map]   581   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Union   [Map]   223   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
West Greene   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Scooba (MS)   [Map]   702   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Shuqualak (MS)   [Map]   482   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Sumter County ...

Panola is located in Sumter County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sumter County: Choctaw, Greene, Marengo, Pickens, Kemper (MS), Lauderdale (MS) & Noxubee (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Panola ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SSE   38 miles [61.2 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 Panola.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Panola. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   174 miles [280 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   182 miles [292.9 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   198 miles [318.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   226 miles [363.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   237 miles [381.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   ENE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   WSW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   117 miles [188.3 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SSW   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SSE   38 miles [61.2 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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Golden Triangle Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]
        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
 
Louisville Winston Co. Airport   (ICAO: KLMS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [Map]
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers International 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
 
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 Panola. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Panola.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Panola. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Panola

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Panola. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9506, Longitude: -88.2695     [Map].

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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 Panola), 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 Panola.



 
 
 

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