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The location of Lewis









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Lewis ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the south of Lewis. Dothan has a population of 68,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Lewis and has a population of 28,300 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 as if you drove.<2>

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Clayton   [Map]   2,856   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,086   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,834   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   11,896   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,335   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,590   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,714   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,431   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,303   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,126   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,692   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,570   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Marianna (FL)   [Map]   7,091   S   46 miles [74 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,623   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,426   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Capps   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fort Rucker   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grimes   [Map]   540   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,220   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mabson   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,350   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Napier Field   [Map]   340   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Newton   [Map]   1,456   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Newville   [Map]   512   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oakey Grove   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Parish   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pinckard   [Map]   625   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Skipperville   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Webb   [Map]   1,436   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Dale County ...

Lewis is located in Dale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Dale County: Barbour, Coffee, Geneva, Henry, Houston & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lewis ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Lewis.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Lewis. 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 Lewis. 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, attractions 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 Lewis ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Dothan Rgnl.  (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Headland Muni. (FAA ID: 0J6)   [Map]   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Blackwell Fld. (FAA ID: 71J)   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Abbeville Muni. (FAA ID: 0J0)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Enterprise Muni. (FAA ID: EDN)   [Map]   WSW   26 miles [41.8 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Lewis.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lewis. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   SW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   WSW   120 miles [193.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   NNE   165 miles [265.5 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   NNW   166 miles [267.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Dothan Rgnl.  (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl. (ABY/KABY)   [Map]   E   75 miles [120.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport  (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   NNE   82 miles [132 km]
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   NW   82 miles [132 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl.  (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   S   83 miles [133.6 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl.  (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   SE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   N   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Headland Muni. (FAA ID: 0J6)   [Map]   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Blackwell Fld. (FAA ID: 71J)   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Abbeville Muni. (FAA ID: 0J0)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Enterprise Muni. (FAA ID: EDN)   [Map]   WSW   26 miles [41.8 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.

Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
  Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
  Website for Tallahassee Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
  Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
  Website for Jacksonville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
  Website for Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
  Website for Dothan Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
  Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Dale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://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 Lewis.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lewis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4099, Longitude: -85.4674     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lewis 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Lewis), 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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