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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Jackson Spur.

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Around Jackson Spur ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Meridian (MS). It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the northwest of Jackson Spur. Meridian (MS) has a population of 39,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northeast of Jackson Spur and has a population of 7,000 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler   [Map]   1,773   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chatom   [Map]   1,231   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,478   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,907   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   912   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Heidelberg (MS)   [Map]   684   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Marion (MS)   [Map]   1,555   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Quitman (MS)   [Map]   2,189   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sandersville (MS)   [Map]   719   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Stonewall (MS)   [Map]   1,021   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Waynesboro (MS)   [Map]   4,944   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Aquilla   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bladon Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bolinger   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coffeeville   [Map]   334   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Cromwell   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Cullomburg   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gilbertown   [Map]   203   S   5 miles [8 km]
Lisman   [Map]   498   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Melvin   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Morvin   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Needham   [Map]   89   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Putnam   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Silas   [Map]   426   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Toxey   [Map]   129   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Junction City (MS)   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Choctaw County ...

Jackson Spur is located in Choctaw County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Choctaw County: Clarke, Marengo, Sumter, Washington, Clarke (MS), Lauderdale (MS) & Wayne (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Jackson Spur ...

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.

Gilbertown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South of Jackson Spur   [Map]
Land   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Lou   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Melvin   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Red Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rock Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Water Valley   -   6 miles [9.7 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 Jackson Spur.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clarke Co. Airport   [Map]   23M   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   NNE   40 miles [64.4 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 Jackson Spur.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Jackson Spur. 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   SSE   122 miles [196.3 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   143 miles [230.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   146 miles [235 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   233 miles [375 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   WSW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   SW   72 miles [115.9 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   87 miles [140 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   S   92 miles [148.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   WNW   105 miles [169 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ENE   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clarke Co. Airport   [Map]   23M   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   NNE   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers 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
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [Map]
        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
 
Hesler - Noble Fld.   (LUL/KLUL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel 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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jackson Spur. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9568, Longitude: -88.3150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jackson Spur 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 Jackson Spur), 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 Jackson Spur.