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Introduction ...

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

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Around Bigbee ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroeville. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of Bigbee. Monroeville has a population of 6,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Waynesboro (MS). It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the west of Bigbee and has a population of 4,900 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 driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler   [Map]   1,773   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chatom   [Map]   1,231   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Citronelle   [Map]   3,885   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,961   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Excel   [Map]   665   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,212   E   46 miles [74 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,478   E   23 miles [37 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,907   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,510   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   912   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Leakesville (MS)   [Map]   921   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Quitman (MS)   [Map]   2,189   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Richton (MS)   [Map]   1,062   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
State Line (MS)   [Map]   551   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Barlow   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bladon Springs   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bolinger   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Coffeeville   [Map]   334   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cullomburg   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Frankville   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hobson   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Leroy   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Millry   [Map]   522   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saint Stephen's   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Salitpa   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Silas   [Map]   426   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Stave Creek   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wagarville   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Washington County ...

Bigbee is located in Washington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Washington County: Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Mobile, Greene (MS) & Wayne (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bigbee ...

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.

Ballfield Landing   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East of Bigbee   [Map]
Carpenter   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Christmas Landing   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Frankville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jordan   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Oil Well Landing   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Rescueville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Silver Cross   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Tattlersville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   N   34 miles [54.7 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 Bigbee.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bigbee. 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
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SE   97 miles [156.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   124 miles [199.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   157 miles [252.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   63 miles [101.4 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   WSW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   S   68 miles [109.4 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   W   69 miles [111 km]
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl. (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]   GPT   SSW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ENE   114 miles [183.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   N   34 miles [54.7 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.

Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile 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
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        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
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport
        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 Bigbee. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountyalgov.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 Bigbee.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bigbee. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6140, Longitude: -88.1664     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bigbee 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 Bigbee), 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 Bigbee.