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Introduction ...

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

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Around Richland ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southeast of Richland. Dothan has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the south of Richland 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 Richland and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,620   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   N   28 miles [45.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ariton   [Map]   746   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Banks   [Map]   174   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   92   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,989   W   5 miles [8 km]
Clio   [Map]   1,529   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Louisville   [Map]   487   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
McClure Town   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Needmore   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Perote   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Phillips Crossroads   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Skipperville   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Smuteye   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Pike County ...

Richland is located in Pike County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pike County: Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Crenshaw, Dale & Montgomery.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Richland ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SSW   31 miles [49.9 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 Richland.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Richland. 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   SSW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   122 miles [196.3 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   139 miles [223.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   151 miles [243 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   E   91 miles [146.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SSW   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
        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
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery 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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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 Richland.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7329, Longitude: -85.7277     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Richland 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 Richland), 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 Richland.



 
 
 

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