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Island Landing, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Island Landing ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southwest of Island Landing. Mobile has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Daphne. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the south of Island Landing and has a population of 25,900 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 Island Landing and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Atmore   [Map]   10,022   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,432   E   46 miles [74 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,908   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Citronelle   [Map]   3,885   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   19,421   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,607   S   46 miles [74 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,907   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,072   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,185   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Robertsdale   [Map]   5,990   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,942   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,193   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Semmes   [Map]   4,155   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   S   25 miles [40.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Axis   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Barry Village   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Blacksher   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bucks   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Calvert   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,961   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fairford   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Little River   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Malcolm   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
McIntosh   [Map]   225   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,510   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Movico   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Perdido   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Stockton   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Tensaw   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Baldwin County ...

Island Landing is located in Baldwin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Baldwin County: Clarke, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe, Washington & Escambia (FL). Mobile Bay is to the west and the Gulf of Mexico lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Island 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.

Axis   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest of Island Landing   [Map]
Bucks   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Carpenter   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Malcolm   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Manns Ferry   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mud Landing   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Nelson Landing   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Rice Creek Landing   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Sand Landing   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Shell Landing   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Silver Landing   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Stage Coach Woods   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Tensaw   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Upper Hall Landing   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSW   31 miles [49.9 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 Island Landing.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Island 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
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   ESE   88 miles [141.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   N   28 miles [45.1 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
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        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
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        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
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        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 - 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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About Baldwin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Island Landing.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Island Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0524, Longitude: -87.8650     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Island 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 Island 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 Island Landing.