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 The location of Union 

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Union ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the southwest of Union. Dothan has a population of 68,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the west of Union and has a population of 28,000 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,620   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,596   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,736   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,386   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Taylor   [Map]   2,402   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Graceville (FL)   [Map]   2,222   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,871   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,670   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dawson (GA)   [Map]   4,353   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Donalsonville (GA)   [Map]   2,675   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Baker Hill   [Map]   265   N   18 miles [29 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   92   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Columbia   [Map]   737   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grimes   [Map]   546   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Haleburg   [Map]   101   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,197   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Newville   [Map]   520   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oakey Grove   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Shorterville   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Webb   [Map]   1,413   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bellville (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bluffton (GA)   [Map]   101   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coleman (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fort Gaines (GA)   [Map]   1,129   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Henry County ...

Union is located in Henry County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Henry County: Barbour, Dale, Houston, Clay (GA) & Early (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Union ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   NNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NW   30 miles [48.3 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 Union.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Union. 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   106 miles [170.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   138 miles [222.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   152 miles [244.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   167 miles [268.8 km]
Jacksonville Intl. (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]   JAX   ESE   219 miles [352.4 km]
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl. (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]   SAV   E   237 miles [381.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   E   58 miles [93.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   70 miles [112.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   88 miles [141.6 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SSE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSW   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   NNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NW   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
        Website for Tallahassee 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
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [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
 
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [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
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth 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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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 Union.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5204, Longitude: -85.1913     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union 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 Union), 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 Union.



 
 
 

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