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Introduction ...

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

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Around Blakeley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It lies just southwest of Blakeley. Mobile has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pensacola (FL). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Blakeley and has a population of 53,800 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 starting from Blakeley and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   10,022   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Daphne   [Map]   25,913   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   19,421   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,607   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,689   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Orange Beach   [Map]   5,981   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,185   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Robertsdale   [Map]   5,990   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,942   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,193   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gautier (MS)   [Map]   18,471   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Moss Point (MS)   [Map]   13,570   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pascagoula (MS)   [Map]   21,981   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Axis   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Barry Village   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Bromley   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,908   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Country Club Village   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,961   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eight Mile   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Loxley   [Map]   2,017   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Montrose   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Park City   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Point Clear   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Silverhill   [Map]   802   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stapleton   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stockton   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tillmans Corner   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Baldwin County ...

Blakeley is located in Baldwin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Baldwin County: Clarke, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe, Washington & Escambia (FL). Mobile Bay is to the west and the Gulf of Mexico lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Blakeley ...

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.

Buzbee Landing   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast of Blakeley   [Map]
Crossroads   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hurricane   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Live Oak Landing   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lower Hall Landing   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Magazine   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Military Bridge Landing   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Park City   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Spanish Fort   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Steam Mill Landing   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Whitehouse Forks   -   7 miles [11.3 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 Blakeley.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Foley Muni.   [Map]   5R4   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   SW   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 Blakeley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Blakeley. 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   ESE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   ESE   84 miles [135.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Foley Muni.   [Map]   5R4   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   SW   26 miles [41.8 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
 
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jack Edwards Airport   (ICAO: KJKA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Trent Lott Intl.   (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]
        Website for Trent Lott International 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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International 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
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional 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 Blakeley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

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 Blakeley.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blakeley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7421, Longitude: -87.9242     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blakeley 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 Blakeley), 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 Blakeley.