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Introduction ...

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

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Around Citronelle ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the southeast of Citronelle. Mobile has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Daphne. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southeast of Citronelle and has a population of 25,900 people.

For comparison, Citronelle has a population of 3,900 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 Citronelle and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   10,022   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bayou La Batre   [Map]   2,513   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,908   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   19,421   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,907   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,185   S   23 miles [37 km]
Robertsdale   [Map]   5,990   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,942   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,193   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Semmes   [Map]   4,155   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lucedale (MS)   [Map]   3,043   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Moss Point (MS)   [Map]   13,570   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Waynesboro (MS)   [Map]   4,944   NW   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Axis   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Barry Village   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bucks   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Calvert   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chunchula   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Deer Park   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fairford   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gulfcrest   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Malcolm   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
McIntosh   [Map]   225   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,510   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Movico   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sims Chapel   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Vinegar Bend   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Brown Town (MS)   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Mobile County ...

Citronelle is located in Mobile County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mobile County: Baldwin, Washington, George (MS), Greene (MS) & Jackson (MS). Mobile Bay is to the east and the Gulf of Mexico lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Citronelle ...

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.

Bucks   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast of Citronelle   [Map]
Celeste   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Deer Park   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Dwight   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Earlville   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Four Point   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Georgetown   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Gulfcrest   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Happy Hill   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Malcolm   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Manns Ferry   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Seaboard   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Stage Coach Woods   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Vinegar Bend   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Citronelle ...

Looking for more information about Citronelle? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Citronelle, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Citronelle.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Citronelle Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Citronelle


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 Citronelle ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   S   41 miles [66 km]
Richton - Perry Co. Airport   [Map]   M59   WNW   43 miles [69.2 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 Citronelle.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Citronelle. 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   76 miles [122.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   ESE   110 miles [177 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   191 miles [307.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   WNW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl. (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]   GPT   SW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   WNW   69 miles [111 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   S   41 miles [66 km]
Richton - Perry Co. Airport   [Map]   M59   WNW   43 miles [69.2 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
 
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
 
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [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
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        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
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Mobile County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

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 Citronelle.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Citronelle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0957, Longitude: -88.2476     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Citronelle 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 Citronelle), 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 Citronelle.