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Rock Creek, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rock Creek.

This page contains four sections:

Around Rock Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pensacola (FL). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Rock Creek. Pensacola (FL) has a population of 53,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Crestview (FL). It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southeast of Rock Creek and has a population of 23,300 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   9,063   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Atmore   [Map]   10,049   W   41 miles [66 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,434   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,419   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,774   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,110   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   5,795   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Destin (FL)   [Map]   13,523   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Fort Walton Beach (FL)   [Map]   21,817   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Gulf Breeze (FL)   [Map]   6,323   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mary Esther (FL)   [Map]   4,238   S   41 miles [66 km]
Milton (FL)   [Map]   9,628   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Niceville (FL)   [Map]   14,714   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Valparaiso (FL)   [Map]   5,023   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bradley   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brooklyn   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Carolina   [Map]   299   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Castleberry   [Map]   565   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pollard   [Map]   135   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Riverview   [Map]   182   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wing   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Baker (FL)   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cannon Town (FL)   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Garden City (FL)   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Holt (FL)   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jay (FL)   [Map]   578   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Laurel Hill (FL)   [Map]   582   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Milligan (FL)   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Svea (FL)   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]

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

Escambia County ...

Rock Creek is located in Escambia County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Escambia County: Baldwin, Conecuh, Covington, Monroe, Escambia (FL), Okaloosa (FL) & Santa Rosa (FL).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Rock Creek ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   39 miles [62.8 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 Rock Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rock Creek. 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   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   43 miles [69.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ENE   82 miles [132 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNE   92 miles [148.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   W   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
 
Bob Sikes Airport   (ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [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
 
Destin Airport   (ICAO: KDTS)   [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
 
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
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
        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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/

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 Rock Creek.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0088, Longitude: -86.7972     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Creek 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 Rock Creek), 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 Rock Creek.



 
 
 

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