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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pleasant Plains.

This page contains four sections:

Around Pleasant Plains ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the southwest of Pleasant Plains. Dothan has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the west of Pleasant Plains and has a population of 28,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pleasant Plains and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   N   41 miles [66 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,726   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Chattahoochee (FL)   [Map]   3,144   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,565   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Marianna (FL)   [Map]   9,100   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bainbridge (GA)   [Map]   12,507   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,871   E   18 miles [29 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,670   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Donalsonville (GA)   [Map]   2,675   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashford   [Map]   2,158   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Avon   [Map]   530   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Columbia   [Map]   737   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cowarts   [Map]   1,988   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gordon   [Map]   327   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grimes   [Map]   546   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Haleburg   [Map]   101   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,197   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,386   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Napier Field   [Map]   347   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Newville   [Map]   520   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oakey Grove   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Parish   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Webb   [Map]   1,413   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cedar Springs (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Houston County ...

Pleasant Plains is located in Houston County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Houston County: Dale, Geneva, Henry, Jackson (FL), Early (GA) & Seminole (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Pleasant Plains ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Donalsonville Muni.   [Map]   17J   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   S   32 miles [51.5 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 Pleasant Plains.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pleasant Plains. 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   95 miles [152.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   129 miles [207.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   167 miles [268.8 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   179 miles [288.1 km]
Jacksonville Intl. (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]   JAX   ESE   217 miles [349.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ENE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   N   85 miles [136.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Donalsonville Muni.   [Map]   17J   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tri-Co. Airport   [Map]   1J0   SW   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.

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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [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
 
Decatur Co. Air Park   (BGE/KBGE)   [Map]
        Website for Decatur County Industrial Air Park
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [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
 
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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
        Website for Tallahassee Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pleasant Plains.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Plains. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3043, Longitude: -85.2297     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Plains 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 Pleasant Plains), 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 Pleasant Plains.



 
 
 

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