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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pine Needles.

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Around Pine Needles ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the north of Pine Needles. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Prattville. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the northwest of Pine Needles and has a population of 35,400 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 Pine Needles and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Brundidge   [Map]   1,989   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,271   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,667   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   N   23 miles [37 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Selma   [Map]   19,519   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   3,849   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   N   26 miles [41.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ada   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Davenport   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gibbs Village   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grady   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hayneville   [Map]   862   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Highland Home   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Highland Village   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hope Hull   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lapine   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Letohatchee   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pintlala   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Ramer   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sandy Ridge   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Young Forte Village   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Montgomery County ...

Pine Needles is located in Montgomery County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Montgomery County: Autauga, Bullock, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon & Pike.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Pine Needles ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   SW   28 miles [45.1 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 Pine Needles.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pine Needles. 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   NNW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   117 miles [188.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   128 miles [206 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   148 miles [238.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   E   29 miles [46.7 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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.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 Pine Needles.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pine Needles. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1729, Longitude: -86.3161     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pine Needles 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 Pine Needles), 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 Pine Needles.



 
 
 

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