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Sardis, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

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Around Sardis ...

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

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Sardis 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   9,063   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,989   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,774   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,973   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fort Deposit   [Map]   1,240   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,667   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Level Plains   [Map]   2,023   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,110   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Samson   [Map]   1,928   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   E   32 miles [51.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bolling   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Brantley   [Map]   805   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chapman   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dozier   [Map]   332   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gantt   [Map]   223   S   18 miles [29 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   189   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Goshen   [Map]   257   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Honoraville   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
McKenzie   [Map]   513   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Merrill Mill   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Petrey   [Map]   59   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Red Level   [Map]   490   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rutledge   [Map]   459   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Social Town   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Butler County ...

Sardis 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 Sardis.

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

Airports Near Sardis ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   ENE   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 Sardis.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sardis. 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   82 miles [132 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   N   130 miles [209.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ESE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   108 miles [173.8 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   ENE   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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
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
 
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 Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [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 Sardis.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sardis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6799, Longitude: -86.5066     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sardis 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 Sardis), 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 Sardis.



 
 
 

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