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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Broad View.

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Around Broad View ...

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

The next largest community is Dothan. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the southeast of Broad View and has a population of 68,500 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 you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   28,024   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,404   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   N   29 miles [46.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ariton   [Map]   741   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Banks   [Map]   173   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   91   E   18 miles [29 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,972   SW   Less than 2 miles
Clio   [Map]   1,470   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Frisco   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Goshen   [Map]   255   W   18 miles [29 km]
Jack   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Louisville   [Map]   477   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
McClure Town   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Meeksville   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Needmore   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Perote   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Phillips Crossroads   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Pike County ...

Broad View is located in Pike County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pike County: Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Crenshaw, Dale & Montgomery.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Broad View ...

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.

Chestnut Grove   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest of Broad View   [Map]
College Park   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Elamville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Elmhill Plantation   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Green Oaks   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Green Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Hillcrest   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Java   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Josie   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lewis   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Mossy Grove   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Mountainbrook   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rocky Head   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Trojan Terrace   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Windmill Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   NNE   Less than 2 miles
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   ESE   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 Broad View.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Broad View. 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   SSW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   118 miles [189.9 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   138 miles [222.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   154 miles [247.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   E   95 miles [152.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   NNE   Less than 2 miles
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   ESE   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.

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
 
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
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Broad View.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Broad View. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7252, Longitude: -85.8091     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Broad View 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 Broad View), 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 Broad View.