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Pea Ridge, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pea Ridge.

This page contains four sections:

Around Pea Ridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pensacola (FL). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the south of Pea Ridge. Pensacola (FL) has a population of 53,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Crestview (FL). It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southeast of Pea Ridge and has a population of 23,300 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 Pea Ridge and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   9,063   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Atmore   [Map]   10,049   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,118   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,434   E   Less than 2 miles
East Brewton   [Map]   2,419   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,774   N   23 miles [37 km]
Excel   [Map]   672   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Flomaton   [Map]   1,411   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,973   E   46 miles [74 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,223   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,667   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,110   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Century (FL)   [Map]   1,762   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Milton (FL)   [Map]   9,628   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Paxton (FL)   [Map]   749   E   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Belleville   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bradley   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Brooklyn   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Castleberry   [Map]   565   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Goodway   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Huxford   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lenox   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Nymph   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pollard   [Map]   135   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Range   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Repton   [Map]   272   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Riverview   [Map]   182   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Jay (FL)   [Map]   578   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
McDavid (FL)   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

Escambia County ...

Pea Ridge 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 Pea Ridge.

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

Airports Near Pea Ridge ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   SSE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   S   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 Pea Ridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pea Ridge. 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   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   55 miles [88.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   66 miles [106.2 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   E   98 miles [157.7 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SE   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   SSE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   S   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
 
Bob Sikes Airport   (ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pea Ridge. 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 Pea Ridge.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pea Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1160, Longitude: -87.0977     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pea Ridge 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 Pea Ridge), 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 Pea Ridge.



 
 
 

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