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Introduction ...

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

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Around Quitman ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Meridian. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the north of Quitman. Meridian has a population of 39,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Laurel. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southwest of Quitman and has a population of 18,800 people.

For comparison, Quitman has a population of 2,200 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 you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler (AL)   [Map]   1,798   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Chatom (AL)   [Map]   1,237   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Livingston (AL)   [Map]   3,414   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
York (AL)   [Map]   2,399   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bay Springs   [Map]   1,738   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Decatur   [Map]   1,797   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ellisville   [Map]   4,573   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Forest   [Map]   5,695   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Marion   [Map]   1,574   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Newton   [Map]   3,356   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Raleigh   [Map]   1,427   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Richton   [Map]   1,066   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Taylorsville   [Map]   1,302   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Union   [Map]   1,987   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Waynesboro   [Map]   4,975   S   25 miles [40.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Melvin (AL)   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   503   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Heidelberg   [Map]   684   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Junction City   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kelona   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Orange   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pachuta   [Map]   250   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Penantly   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rose Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Shubuta   [Map]   422   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Stafford Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stonewall   [Map]   1,031   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Vimville   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vossburg   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Whynot   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

Clarke County ...

Quitman is located in Clarke County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Clarke County: Choctaw (AL), Jasper, Lauderdale & Wayne.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Quitman ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Brewer   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast of Quitman   [Map]
Chancellor   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Choctaw (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
De Soto   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Earles Ferry   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Evans Ferry   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Harmony   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Nancy   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stonewall   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quitman ...

Looking for more information about Quitman? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Quitman, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Quitman.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Mississippi

    Mississippi Tourism
    Mississippi Parks

TripAdvisor Link to:

    Mississippi Statewide Tourism
    Quitman Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Quitman


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Mississippi

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Mississippi

Airports Near Quitman ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Clarke Co. Airport   [Map]   23M   NNW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Thigpen Fld.   [Map]   00M   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
James H Easom Fld.   [Map]   M23   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hesler - Noble Fld.(LUL/KLUL)   [Map]   LUL   SW   36 miles [57.9 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 Quitman.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Quitman. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   155 miles [249.4 km]
New Orleans Intl. (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]   MSY   SW   168 miles [270.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   219 miles [352.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   SSW   62 miles [99.8 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   WNW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SSE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSE   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Clarke Co. Airport   [Map]   23M   NNW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Thigpen Fld.   [Map]   00M   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
James H Easom Fld.   [Map]   M23   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hesler - Noble Fld.(LUL/KLUL)   [Map]   LUL   SW   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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
        Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International 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
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hesler - Noble Fld.   (LUL/KLUL)   [Map]
        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
 
Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        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
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers International 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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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 Quitman.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Quitman. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Quitman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quitman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0417, Longitude: -88.7202     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Quitman 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 Quitman), 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 Quitman.



 
 
 

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