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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Taylor ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It lies just northeast of Taylor. Dothan has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the northwest of Taylor and has a population of 28,000 people.

For comparison, Taylor has a population of 2,400 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Taylor and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,726   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Chattahoochee (FL)   [Map]   3,144   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,565   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   5,795   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Marianna (FL)   [Map]   9,100   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,871   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Donalsonville (GA)   [Map]   2,675   E   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Avon   [Map]   530   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cottonwood   [Map]   1,264   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cowarts   [Map]   1,988   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grimes   [Map]   546   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,197   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Madrid   [Map]   338   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Malvern   [Map]   1,446   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Merritts Crossroads   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,386   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Napier Field   [Map]   347   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Parish   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Parker Village   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Pinckard   [Map]   634   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rehobeth   [Map]   1,449   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Slocomb   [Map]   1,972   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Houston County ...

Taylor is primarily located in Houston County. A portion of Taylor extends into Geneva 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 Taylor.

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

Airports Near Taylor ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tri-Co. Airport   [Map]   1J0   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   NNE   32 miles [51.5 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 Taylor.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Taylor. 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   SW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   112 miles [180.2 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   181 miles [291.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   181 miles [291.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   S   67 miles [107.8 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ENE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tri-Co. Airport   [Map]   1J0   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   NNE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Donalsonville Muni.   [Map]   17J   ESE   36 miles [57.9 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
 
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
 
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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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
 

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

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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 Taylor.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Taylor. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Taylor

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taylor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1652, Longitude: -85.4697     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Taylor 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 Taylor), 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 Taylor.



 
 
 

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