;
  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Flat Rock, Alabama
(Conecuh County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

The location of Flat Rock

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(GPS coordinates provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for Flat Rock
and the surrounding area.
 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Alabama
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Alabama

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Flat Rock.

This page contains six sections:

Around Flat Rock ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Atmore. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southwest of Flat Rock. Atmore has a population of 10,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Andalusia. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the southeast of Flat Rock and has a population of 9,000 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 Flat Rock and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brewton   [Map]   5,432   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,415   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Flomaton   [Map]   1,408   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,952   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fort Deposit   [Map]   1,228   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,212   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,653   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,072   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Century (FL)   [Map]   1,786   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Belleville   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bermuda   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bolling   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Brooklyn   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Burnt Corn   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Castleberry   [Map]   551   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chapman   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gantt   [Map]   221   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
McKenzie   [Map]   508   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Nymph   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pine Orchard   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Red Level   [Map]   485   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
River Falls   [Map]   523   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Conecuh County ...

Flat Rock is located in Conecuh County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Flat Rock ...

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.

Bookers Mill   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West of Flat Rock   [Map]
Centerville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
China   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Cooks Crossroads   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Evergreen   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Grace   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Jay Villa (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Nymph   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Paul   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Salter   -   5 miles [8 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 Flat Rock.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   SE   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 Flat Rock.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Flat Rock. 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   SSE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   72 miles [115.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   E   82 miles [132 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   99 miles [159.3 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SE   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   SE   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.

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
 
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
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [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
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [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
 
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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Search for a Community in Alabama

About Conecuh County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Flat Rock. 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 Flat Rock.

- Return to Citation

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flat Rock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4835, Longitude: -86.8333     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Flat Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Flat Rock), 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.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Flat Rock.