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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Howells Ferry Heights.

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Around Howells Ferry Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the east of Howells Ferry Heights. Mobile has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Biloxi (MS). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of Howells Ferry Heights and has a population of 46,000 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 starting from Howells Ferry Heights and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   10,022   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Daphne   [Map]   25,913   E   23 miles [37 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   19,421   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,607   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,689   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,185   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,942   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,193   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
D'Iberville (MS)   [Map]   11,503   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Gautier (MS)   [Map]   18,471   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Moss Point (MS)   [Map]   13,570   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ocean Springs (MS)   [Map]   17,652   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pascagoula (MS)   [Map]   21,981   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Axis   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,908   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Chunchula   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Country Club Village   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,961   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eight Mile   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gulfcrest   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Irvington   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Saint Elmo   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Semmes   [Map]   4,155   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Theodore   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tillmans Corner   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wilmer   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Big Point (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hurley (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Howells Ferry Heights, please visit our County-by-County Page for Howells Ferry Heights.

Mobile County ...

Howells Ferry Heights 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 Howells Ferry Heights ...

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.

Deerwood   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East of Howells Ferry Heights   [Map]
Indian Hills   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Indian Springs   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Orchard   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Park Forest   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pine Run   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Ponderosa   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Regency   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Scenic Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Seven Hills   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Sugar Creek   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Tanner Williams   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Timbers   -   6 miles [9.7 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 Howells Ferry Heights.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Howells Ferry Heights. 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 Howells Ferry Heights. 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 Howells Ferry Heights ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Howells Ferry Heights.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SSE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Trent Lott Intl. (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   PQL   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SE   30 miles [48.3 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 Howells Ferry Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Howells Ferry Heights. 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   ESE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   E   104 miles [167.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SSE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Trent Lott Intl. (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   PQL   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dauphin Island Airport   [Map]   4R9   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Foley Muni.   [Map]   5R4   SE   39 miles [62.8 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.

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
 
Trent Lott Intl.   (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]
        Website for Trent Lott International Airport
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Howells Ferry Heights. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

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 Howells Ferry Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howells Ferry Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7438, Longitude: -88.2611     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Howells Ferry Heights 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 Howells Ferry Heights), 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 Howells Ferry Heights.