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Introduction ...

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

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Around Barnes ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the southeast of Barnes. Dothan has a population of 68,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the southwest of Barnes and has a population of 28,000 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 Barnes and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,603   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,404   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   N   41 miles [66 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,702   E   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ariton   [Map]   741   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   91   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,972   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Clio   [Map]   1,470   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fort Rucker   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Frisco   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Holiday Village   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Level Plains   [Map]   2,006   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Louisville   [Map]   477   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,366   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Newton   [Map]   1,459   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Phillips Crossroads   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pinckard   [Map]   627   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Skipperville   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Dale County ...

Barnes is located in Dale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Dale County: Barbour, Coffee, Geneva, Henry, Houston & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Barnes ...

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.

Dill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast of Barnes   [Map]
Elamville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Java   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Marley Mill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Roberts Crossroads   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rocky Head   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Skipperville   -   7 miles [11.3 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 Barnes.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   SSE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NNE   26 miles [41.8 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 Barnes.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Barnes. 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   88 miles [141.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   116 miles [186.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   153 miles [246.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   161 miles [259.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   E   87 miles [140 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   S   91 miles [146.5 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   111 miles [178.6 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   N   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   SSE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   ESE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   NW   29 miles [46.7 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
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery 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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Barnes.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barnes. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5427, Longitude: -85.6744     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barnes 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 Barnes), 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 Barnes.