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Introduction ...

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

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Around Wiggins ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Enterprise. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the east of Wiggins. Enterprise has a population of 28,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Crestview (FL). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the south of Wiggins and has a population of 23,300 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 Wiggins and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   9,063   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,434   W   46 miles [74 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,141   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,419   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,774   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,460   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,647   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,386   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   E   41 miles [66 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   5,795   S   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Babbie   [Map]   606   S   Less than 2 miles
Beulah   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brantley   [Map]   805   N   18 miles [29 km]
Carolina   [Map]   299   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
County Line   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dozier   [Map]   332   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gantt   [Map]   223   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Heath   [Map]   257   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Horn Hill   [Map]   229   S   5 miles [8 km]
Kinston   [Map]   540   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Libertyville   [Map]   116   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Onycha   [Map]   185   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Red Level   [Map]   490   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
River Falls   [Map]   527   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sanford   [Map]   247   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Covington County ...

Wiggins is located in Covington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Covington County: Butler, Coffee, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Escambia, Geneva, Okaloosa (FL) & Walton (FL).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Wiggins ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   S   18 miles [29 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SE   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 Wiggins.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wiggins. 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   SSW   58 miles [93.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   77 miles [123.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   E   51 miles [82.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   N   68 miles [109.4 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   S   18 miles [29 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SE   32 miles [51.5 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
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bob Sikes Airport   (ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [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
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan 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
 
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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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 Wiggins.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wiggins. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3160, Longitude: -86.3286     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wiggins 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 Wiggins), 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 Wiggins.



 
 
 

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