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Introduction ...

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

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Around Andalusia ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Enterprise. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the east of Andalusia. Enterprise has a population of 28,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Crestview (FL). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the south of Andalusia and has a population of 23,600 people.

For comparison, Andalusia has a population of 9,000 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brewton   [Map]   5,432   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,972   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,415   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Level Plains   [Map]   2,006   E   41 miles [66 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   6,284   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Babbie   [Map]   600   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Beulah   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brooklyn   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Carolina   [Map]   296   SW   5 miles [8 km]
County Line   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dozier   [Map]   331   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gantt   [Map]   221   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Heath   [Map]   255   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Horn Hill   [Map]   227   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kinston   [Map]   539   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Libertyville   [Map]   114   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Onycha   [Map]   183   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Red Level   [Map]   485   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
River Falls   [Map]   523   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sanford   [Map]   245   E   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Covington County ...

Andalusia is located in Covington County and is the County Seat.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Andalusia ...

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.

Boston   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North of Andalusia   [Map]
Cedar Grove   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Clearview   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Coldwater   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Dunns   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Harmony   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Horn Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Libertyville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Red Level   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Red Oak   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Stanley   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Andalusia ...

Looking for more information about Andalusia? 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 Andalusia, 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 Andalusia.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Andalusia. 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 Andalusia. 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
    Andalusia Tourism

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


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 Andalusia ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   E   5 miles [8 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   N   37 miles [59.5 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 Andalusia.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Andalusia. 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   S   57 miles [91.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   71 miles [114.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   E   60 miles [96.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   N   68 miles [109.4 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   105 miles [169 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   E   5 miles [8 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   N   37 miles [59.5 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
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [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
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        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
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Covington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Andalusia: www.andalusianet.com/

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 Andalusia.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andalusia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3096, Longitude: -86.4796     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Andalusia 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 Andalusia), 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 Andalusia.