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Introduction ...

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

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Around Rhodes ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Troy. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the east of Rhodes. Troy has a population of 18,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Andalusia. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the southeast of Rhodes and has a population of 9,100 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 Rhodes and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Brewton   [Map]   5,434   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,930   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,419   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,774   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,973   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fort Deposit   [Map]   1,240   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,223   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,667   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   N   18 miles [29 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,110   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
New Brockton   [Map]   1,159   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Samson   [Map]   1,928   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Awin   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Bolling   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Brooklyn   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chapman   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dozier   [Map]   332   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Forest Home   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gantt   [Map]   223   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Heath   [Map]   257   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
McKenzie   [Map]   513   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Merrill Mill   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nymph   [Map]   ---   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Red Level   [Map]   490   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
River Falls   [Map]   527   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Butler County ...

Rhodes is located in Butler County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Butler County: Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Lowndes, Monroe & Wilcox.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Rhodes ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   ESE   37 miles [59.5 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 Rhodes.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rhodes. 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   S   76 miles [122.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   81 miles [130.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ESE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SW   104 miles [167.4 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   110 miles [177 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   ESE   37 miles [59.5 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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [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
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional 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
 
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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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rhodes. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5782, Longitude: -86.6916     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rhodes 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 Rhodes), 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 Rhodes.



 
 
 

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