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Introduction ...

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

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Around Clayton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus (GA). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northeast of Clayton. Columbus (GA) has a population of 197,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Dothan. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the south of Clayton and has a population of 68,500 people.

For comparison, Clayton has a population of 2,900 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 from Clayton and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   63,118   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   28,024   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,404   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,132   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,341   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,702   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,664   E   39 miles [62.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Baker Hill   [Map]   261   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   91   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clio   [Map]   1,470   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Comer   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Louisville   [Map]   477   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Midway   [Map]   476   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Perote   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Phillips Crossroads   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Screamer   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Smuteye   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Spring Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Three Notch   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Georgetown (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Barbour County ...

Clayton is located in Barbour County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Barbour County: Bullock, Dale, Henry, Pike, Russell, Clay (GA), Quitman (GA) & Stewart (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Clayton ...

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.

Boot Hill   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West of Clayton   [Map]
Cotton Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Edgefield   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Greens Crossroads   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Jamback   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Lime Sink   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Louisville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pratts   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sandy Point   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Star Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Tabernacle   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Texasville   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clayton ...

Looking for more information about Clayton? 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 Clayton, 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 Clayton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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


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 Clayton ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   W   Less than 2 miles
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   SSE   36 miles [57.9 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 Clayton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Clayton. 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   SW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   135 miles [217.3 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   138 miles [222.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   141 miles [226.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WNW   62 miles [99.8 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ESE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   N   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   W   Less than 2 miles
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   SSE   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International 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
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [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
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        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
 
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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [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 Clayton. 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 Clayton.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clayton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8814, Longitude: -85.4522     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clayton 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 Clayton), 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 Clayton.