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Introduction ...

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

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Around Smyer ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Demopolis. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the north of Smyer. Demopolis has a population of 7,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Monroeville. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Smyer and has a population of 6,100 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 from Smyer and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler   [Map]   1,798   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,930   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Chatom   [Map]   1,237   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,223   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,494   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,967   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Linden   [Map]   2,025   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   919   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,051   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,415   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
York   [Map]   2,399   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Quitman (MS)   [Map]   2,209   W   41 miles [66 km]
Stonewall (MS)   [Map]   1,031   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Waynesboro (MS)   [Map]   4,975   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bladon Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bolinger   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Campbell   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Coffeeville   [Map]   338   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cullomburg   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dixon's Mills   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Frankville   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Fulton   [Map]   261   E   18 miles [29 km]
Gilbertown   [Map]   205   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Morvin   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Nanafalia   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Putnam   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Salitpa   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Sweet Water   [Map]   246   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Toxey   [Map]   131   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Clarke County ...

Smyer is located in Clarke County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Clarke County: Baldwin, Choctaw, Marengo, Mobile, Monroe, Washington & Wilcox.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Smyer ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   WSW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   N   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 Smyer.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Smyer. 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
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   109 miles [175.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   131 miles [210.8 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   137 miles [220.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   WSW   82 miles [132 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   83 miles [133.6 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   WSW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   S   87 miles [140 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ENE   99 miles [159.3 km]
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl. (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]   GPT   SSW   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   SSE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   WSW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   N   39 miles [62.8 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.

Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional 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
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [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 Smyer.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smyer. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8935, Longitude: -88.0289     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smyer 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 Smyer), 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 Smyer.



 
 
 

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