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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Galloway Landing.

This page contains six sections:

Around Galloway Landing ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the east of Galloway Landing. Mobile has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gulfport (MS). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the west of Galloway Landing and has a population of 72,100 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 Galloway Landing and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Daphne   [Map]   25,913   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   19,421   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,607   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,689   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,185   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,942   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Biloxi (MS)   [Map]   45,975   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
D'Iberville (MS)   [Map]   11,503   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gautier (MS)   [Map]   18,471   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Long Beach (MS)   [Map]   15,677   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Moss Point (MS)   [Map]   13,570   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ocean Springs (MS)   [Map]   17,652   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pascagoula (MS)   [Map]   21,981   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Country Club Village   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grand Bay   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Irvington   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Saint Elmo   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Semmes   [Map]   4,155   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Theodore   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tillmans Corner   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wilmer   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Big Point (MS)   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Coll Town (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Escatawpa (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Helena (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hurley (MS)   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Orange Grove (MS)   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wade (MS)   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Mobile County ...

Galloway Landing 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 Galloway Landing ...

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.

Big Point (MS)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West of Galloway Landing   [Map]
Cloverdale   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Dickens Ferry (MS)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Seven Hills   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Slaughter Flat Landing (MS)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Tanner Williams   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Tanners Ferry (MS)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Union Church   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   ENE   10 miles [16.1 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Trent Lott Intl. (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   PQL   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dauphin Island Airport   [Map]   4R9   SSE   28 miles [45.1 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 Galloway Landing.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Galloway Landing. 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   E   72 miles [115.9 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   E   111 miles [178.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   ENE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Trent Lott Intl. (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   PQL   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dauphin Island Airport   [Map]   4R9   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NE   32 miles [51.5 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
 
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jack Edwards Airport   (ICAO: KJKA)   [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
 
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
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport
        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
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        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
 

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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 Galloway Landing.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Galloway Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6107, Longitude: -88.3911     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Galloway Landing 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 Galloway Landing), 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 Galloway Landing.