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Introduction ...

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

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Around Bolling ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Bolling. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Troy. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the east of Bolling and has a population of 19,200 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 Bolling and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,432   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,415   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fort Deposit   [Map]   1,228   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,212   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,653   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,072   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mosses   [Map]   945   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Awin   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bragg's   [Map]   ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Chapman   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Forest Home   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Furman   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Honoraville   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
McKenzie   [Map]   508   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
McWilliams   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Merrill Mill   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Pine Apple   [Map]   125   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Red Level   [Map]   485   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Rutledge   [Map]   458   E   23 miles [37 km]

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

Butler County ...

Bolling is located in Butler County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Butler County: Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Lowndes, Monroe & Wilcox.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bolling ...

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.

Butler Springs   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest of Bolling   [Map]
Glasgow   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Greenville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Herbert   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Industry   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Liberty   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Providence   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Sand Cut   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Saucer   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Shacklesville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Shell   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SW   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 Bolling.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bolling. 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   86 miles [138.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   N   126 miles [202.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ESE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SW   110 miles [177 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SW   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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [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
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [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 Bolling. 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 Bolling.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bolling. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7254, Longitude: -86.7058     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bolling 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 Bolling), 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 Bolling.