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Introduction ...

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

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Around Saco ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northwest of Saco. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northeast of Saco and has a population of 62,100 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 Saco and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   S   46 miles [74 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   27,978   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   NW   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Banks   [Map]   174   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,989   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Fort Davis   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Louisville   [Map]   487   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
McClure Town   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Midway   [Map]   488   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Needmore   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Orion   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Perote   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Smuteye   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Three Notch   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Pike County ...

Saco 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 Saco.

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

Airports Near Saco ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   ESE   20 miles [32.2 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 Saco.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Saco. 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   109 miles [175.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   123 miles [197.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   130 miles [209.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   141 miles [226.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   64 miles [103 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   ESE   20 miles [32.2 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
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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 Saco.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saco. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9552, Longitude: -85.8208     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saco 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 Saco), 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 Saco.



 
 
 

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