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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Southern Junction.

This page contains four sections:

Around Southern Junction ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the north of Southern Junction. Dothan has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the northwest of Southern Junction 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 from Southern Junction and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,620   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   N   23 miles [37 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,726   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Chattahoochee (FL)   [Map]   3,144   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,565   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   5,795   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Marianna (FL)   [Map]   9,100   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,871   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Donalsonville (GA)   [Map]   2,675   E   34 miles [54.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Avon   [Map]   530   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cottonwood   [Map]   1,264   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Madrid   [Map]   338   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Malvern   [Map]   1,446   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Merritts Crossroads   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Parish   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Parker Village   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rehobeth   [Map]   1,449   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Slocomb   [Map]   1,972   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Taylor   [Map]   2,402   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Campbellton (FL)   [Map]   221   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Esto (FL)   [Map]   354   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Graceville (FL)   [Map]   2,222   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Jacob City (FL)   [Map]   244   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Noma (FL)   [Map]   205   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Houston County ...

Southern Junction is located in Houston County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Houston County: Dale, Geneva, Henry, Jackson (FL), Early (GA) & Seminole (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Southern Junction ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tri-Co. Airport   [Map]   1J0   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   W   23 miles [37 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Donalsonville Muni.   [Map]   17J   E   35 miles [56.3 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 Southern Junction.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Southern Junction. 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   WSW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   108 miles [173.8 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   190 miles [305.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   190 miles [305.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ENE   82 miles [132 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNW   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tri-Co. Airport   [Map]   1J0   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   W   23 miles [37 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Donalsonville Muni.   [Map]   17J   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Altha Intl.   [Map]   ---   SE   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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery 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
 
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [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
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Decatur Co. Air Park   (BGE/KBGE)   [Map]
        Website for Decatur County Industrial Air Park
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [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
 
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
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
        Website for Tallahassee Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [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 Southern Junction.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southern Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0293, Longitude: -85.4699     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Southern Junction 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 Southern Junction), 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 Southern Junction.



 
 
 

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