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Introduction ...

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

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Around Abbeville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the south of Abbeville. Dothan has a population of 68,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southwest of Abbeville and has a population of 28,000 people.

For comparison, Abbeville has a population of 2,600 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 Abbeville and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,404   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,366   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Taylor   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,702   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,664   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dawson (GA)   [Map]   4,291   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Donalsonville (GA)   [Map]   2,637   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Baker Hill   [Map]   261   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   91   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Columbia   [Map]   729   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Graball   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Grimes   [Map]   542   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Haleburg   [Map]   101   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,187   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Newville   [Map]   517   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oakey Grove   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Screamer   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shorterville   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Skipperville   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bellville (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fort Gaines (GA)   [Map]   1,046   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Henry County ...

Abbeville is located in Henry County and is the County Seat.

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

While not sharing a border with Henry County, the following counties are close to Abbeville: Henry, Dale and Barbour.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Abbeville ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Echo   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest of Abbeville   [Map]
Edgefield   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Graball   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Hebron   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Richards Crossroads   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Sandy Point   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Screamer   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Shorterville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Snow Hill   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Texasville   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Union   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbeville ...

Looking for more information about Abbeville? 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 Abbeville, 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 Abbeville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Abbeville. 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 Abbeville. 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 Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Parks for Alabama

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Abbeville Tourism

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


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Alabama

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

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

Airports Near Abbeville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   NNE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   NNE   27 miles [43.5 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 Abbeville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Abbeville. 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   137 miles [220.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   150 miles [241.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   163 miles [262.3 km]
Jacksonville Intl. (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]   JAX   ESE   223 miles [358.9 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   62 miles [99.8 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   68 miles [109.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SSE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   N   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   NNE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   NNE   27 miles [43.5 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
 
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
 
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
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        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
 
Decatur Co. Air Park   (BGE/KBGE)   [Map]
        Website for Decatur County Industrial Air Park
        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 Abbeville.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Abbeville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abbeville) 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 Abbeville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abbeville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbeville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5668, Longitude: -85.2527     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abbeville 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 Abbeville), 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 Abbeville.