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Introduction ...

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

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Around Goodman ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the east of Goodman. Dothan has a population of 68,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It lies just east of Goodman and has a population of 28,000 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,603   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,750   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,580   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Crestview (FL)   [Map]   23,567   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   6,284   S   39 miles [62.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Battens Crossroads   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bellwood   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Beulah   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Central City   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chancellor   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clayhatchee   [Map]   573   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coffee Springs   [Map]   227   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
County Line   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fort Rucker   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Holiday Village   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kinston   [Map]   539   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Level Plains   [Map]   2,006   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Brockton   [Map]   1,157   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Samson   [Map]   1,912   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Scranton   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Coffee County ...

Goodman is located in Coffee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Coffee County: Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Goodman ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Basin   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest of Goodman   [Map]
Chancellor   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Coffee Springs   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Damascus   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Enterprise   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Green Acres   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Griffin Heights   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Hillcrest   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hollys Ferry   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Perry Store   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Piney Grove   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Richburg   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Shell Heights   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Singing Brook   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Spears   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Valley Hills   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Willow Bend   -   8 miles [12.9 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 Goodman.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   NNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SSE   17 miles [27.4 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   W   23 miles [37 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   ENE   24 miles [38.6 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 Goodman.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Goodman. 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   63 miles [101.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   89 miles [143.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   105 miles [169 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   E   107 miles [172.2 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   ESE   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   NNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   SSE   17 miles [27.4 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   W   23 miles [37 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   ENE   24 miles [38.6 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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
        Website for Tallahassee Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [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
 
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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International 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
 

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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 Goodman.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2796, Longitude: -85.9936     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goodman 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 Goodman), 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 Goodman.