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Ridge Grove, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Ridge Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southwest of Ridge Grove. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Columbus (GA). It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the east of Ridge Grove and has a population of 201,000 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 Ridge Grove and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Auburn   [Map]   62,059   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lanett   [Map]   6,452   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,570   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   6,005   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,300   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   W   23 miles [37 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,464   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   30,695   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Agricola   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Beauregard   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
The Bottle   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   981   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cusseta   [Map]   124   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,150   NW   18 miles [29 km]
LaFayette   [Map]   2,990   N   18 miles [29 km]
Liberty City   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Loachapoka   [Map]   190   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Marvyn   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Notasulga   [Map]   856   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Reeltown   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ridgewood Village   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Salem   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Waverly   [Map]   148   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Lee County ...

Ridge Grove is located in Lee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lee County: Chambers, Macon, Russell, Tallapoosa, Harris (GA) & Muscogee (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Ridge Grove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   ESE   5 miles [8 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   24 miles [38.6 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 Ridge Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ridge Grove. 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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NW   94 miles [151.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WSW   56 miles [90.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   ESE   5 miles [8 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   24 miles [38.6 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.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        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
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional 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 Ridge Grove. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Ridge Grove.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridge Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6579, Longitude: -85.5180     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ridge Grove 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 Ridge Grove), 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 Ridge Grove.



 
 
 

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