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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Lovan ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Selma. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the north of where Lovan would have been located. Selma has a population of 19,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Atmore. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the south of Lovan and has a population of 10,000 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
Brewton   [Map]   5,432   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   N   18 miles [29 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,415   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Flomaton   [Map]   1,408   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fort Deposit   [Map]   1,228   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,212   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,653   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,478   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,907   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,072   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mosses   [Map]   945   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Beatrice   [Map]   283   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bermuda   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Buena Vista   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Burnt Corn   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Coy   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Franklin   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lower Peach Tree   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
McWilliams   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mexia   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   25   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Peterman   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pine Orchard   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Scratch Ankle   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Tunnel Springs   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Vredenburgh   [Map]   293   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Monroe County ...

Lovan would have been located within present day Monroe County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Monroe County: Baldwin, Butler, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia & Wilcox.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lovan ...

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.

Axle   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest of Lovan   [Map]
Chestnut   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Franklin   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Keith   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Peterman   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Pine Orchard   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Scotland   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Tunnel Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 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 Lovan.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   W   29 miles [46.7 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 Lovan.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lovan. 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   S   86 miles [138.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   130 miles [209.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NE   64 miles [103 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   105 miles [169 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ESE   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   W   29 miles [46.7 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
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Monroe County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Lovan.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lovan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7277, Longitude: -87.2606     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lovan have been estimated.

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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 Lovan), 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 Lovan.