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Introduction ...

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

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Around Hawkinsville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus (GA). It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the northeast of Hawkinsville. Columbus (GA) has a population of 197,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the north of Hawkinsville and has a population of 63,100 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 Hawkinsville and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,603   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,404   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,869   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,132   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,341   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   W   46 miles [74 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,702   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Buena Vista (GA)   [Map]   2,142   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,664   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Dawson (GA)   [Map]   4,291   E   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Baker Hill   [Map]   261   S   18 miles [29 km]
Comer   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cottonton   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hatchechubbee   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Holy Trinity   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Hurtsboro   [Map]   593   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Midway   [Map]   476   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pittsview   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Screamer   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Seale   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Spring Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Three Notch   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Georgetown (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Morris (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Omaha (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Barbour County ...

Hawkinsville is located in Barbour County.

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 Hawkinsville ...

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.

Big Eddy (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast of Hawkinsville   [Map]
Florence (GA)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Georgetown (GA)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Glenville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hooks   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Persons   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Poplar Springs (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Tabernacle   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   37 miles [59.5 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 Hawkinsville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hawkinsville. 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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   119 miles [191.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SW   131 miles [210.8 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NW   137 miles [220.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   158 miles [254.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NNE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ESE   69 miles [111 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WNW   70 miles [112.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   N   76 miles [122.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   WNW   35 miles [56.3 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.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International 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
 
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
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        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
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
        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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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
 

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hawkinsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0343, Longitude: -85.2277     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hawkinsville 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 Hawkinsville), 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 Hawkinsville.