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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Kinston ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the east of Kinston. Dothan has a population of 68,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the east of Kinston and has a population of 28,000 people.

For comparison, Kinston has a population of 540 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 Kinston and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   N   41 miles [66 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,750   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,580   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Crestview (FL)   [Map]   23,567   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   6,284   S   34 miles [54.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Babbie   [Map]   600   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Battens Crossroads   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Beulah   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Central City   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chancellor   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Coffee Springs   [Map]   227   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
County Line   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,952   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Horn Hill   [Map]   227   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Libertyville   [Map]   114   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lockhart   [Map]   514   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
New Brockton   [Map]   1,157   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Onycha   [Map]   183   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Samson   [Map]   1,912   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sanford   [Map]   245   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Coffee County ...

Kinston is located in Coffee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Coffee County: Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kinston ...

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.

Basin   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North of Kinston   [Map]
County Line   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Damascus   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Earlytown   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Friendship   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Goodman   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Hollys Ferry   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Horn Hill   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Perry Store   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Piney Grove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sellersville   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Spears   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kinston ...

Looking for more information about Kinston? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Kinston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Kinston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Kinston Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Kinston


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 Kinston ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Defuniak Springs Airport   [Map]   54J   S   33 miles [53.1 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 Kinston.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Kinston. 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   55 miles [88.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   79 miles [127.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   N   75 miles [120.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   E   118 miles [189.9 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Defuniak Springs Airport   [Map]   54J   S   33 miles [53.1 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.

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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [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
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
        Website for Savannah / Hilton Head 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kinston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kinston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kinston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2199, Longitude: -86.1705     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kinston 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 Kinston), 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 Kinston.