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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Green Bay.

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Around Green Bay ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Enterprise. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the east of Green Bay. Enterprise has a population of 28,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Crestview (FL). It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the southwest of Green Bay and has a population of 23,600 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Green Bay and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,432   W   46 miles [74 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,750   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   6,284   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Niceville (FL)   [Map]   14,974   S   46 miles [74 km]
Valparaiso (FL)   [Map]   5,072   S   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Babbie   [Map]   600   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Beulah   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Carolina   [Map]   296   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
County Line   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,952   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Heath   [Map]   255   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Horn Hill   [Map]   227   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Kinston   [Map]   539   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Libertyville   [Map]   114   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lockhart   [Map]   514   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Onycha   [Map]   183   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Samson   [Map]   1,912   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sanford   [Map]   245   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Paxton (FL)   [Map]   774   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Svea (FL)   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Covington County ...

Green Bay is located in Covington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Covington County: Butler, Coffee, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Escambia, Geneva, Okaloosa (FL) & Walton (FL).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Green Bay ...

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.

Chapel Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South of Green Bay   [Map]
County Line   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Earlytown   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Hollys Ferry   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Horn Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Libertyville   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Perry Store   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Red Oak   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Stanley   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   ESE   26 miles [41.8 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 Green Bay.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Green Bay. 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   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   72 miles [115.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   N   77 miles [123.9 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   ESE   26 miles [41.8 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
 
Bob Sikes Airport   (ICAO: KCEW)   [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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Covington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Green Bay. 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 Green Bay.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Green Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1780, Longitude: -86.2894     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Green Bay 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 Green Bay), 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 Green Bay.