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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Backems Crossroads.

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Around Backems Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the east of Backems Crossroads. Dothan has a population of 68,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the northwest of Backems Crossroads and has a population of 28,000 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,750   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,580   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   6,284   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Marianna (FL)   [Map]   9,052   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,702   E   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellwood   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clayhatchee   [Map]   573   W   5 miles [8 km]
Fort Rucker   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grimes   [Map]   542   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Holiday Village   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Level Plains   [Map]   2,006   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Malvern   [Map]   1,437   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,366   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Napier Field   [Map]   344   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Newton   [Map]   1,459   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Parker Village   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pinckard   [Map]   627   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Slocomb   [Map]   1,956   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Taylor   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Houston County ...

Backems Crossroads is located in Houston County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Houston County: Dale, Geneva, Henry, Jackson (FL), Early (GA) & Seminole (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Backems Crossroads ...

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.

Clark Crossroads   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East of Backems Crossroads   [Map]
Clayhatchee   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Daleville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Dundee   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Five Points   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Gerald   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Green Acres   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
High Bluff   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Jones Crossroads   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Kelly   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Level Plains   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Peach Tree Hills   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Peterman   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Plainview   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Whispering Pines   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Backems Crossroads. 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 Backems Crossroads. 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


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 Backems Crossroads ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tri-Co. Airport   [Map]   1J0   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   WNW   29 miles [46.7 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 Backems Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Backems Crossroads. 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   74 miles [119.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   106 miles [170.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   173 miles [278.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   179 miles [288.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ENE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   S   71 miles [114.3 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNW   85 miles [136.8 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ENE   87 miles [140 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   95 miles [152.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   ENE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tri-Co. Airport   [Map]   1J0   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   NNW   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        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
 
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [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
 
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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International 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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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 Backems Crossroads.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Backems Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2418, Longitude: -85.6305     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Backems Crossroads 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 Backems Crossroads), 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 Backems Crossroads.