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Introduction ...

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

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Around Marietta ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Crestview (FL). It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southeast of Marietta. Crestview (FL) has a population of 23,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Fort Walton Beach (FL). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the south of Marietta and has a population of 22,000 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Atmore   [Map]   10,022   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,432   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,415   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,072   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   6,284   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Mary Esther (FL)   [Map]   4,289   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Milton (FL)   [Map]   9,839   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Niceville (FL)   [Map]   14,974   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Valparaiso (FL)   [Map]   5,072   S   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bradley   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brooklyn   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Carolina   [Map]   296   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Castleberry   [Map]   551   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Heath   [Map]   255   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Libertyville   [Map]   114   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Nymph   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Red Level   [Map]   485   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
River Falls   [Map]   523   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Riverview   [Map]   182   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wing   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cannon Town (FL)   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Laurel Hill (FL)   [Map]   588   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]

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

Escambia County ...

Marietta is located in Escambia County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Escambia County: Baldwin, Conecuh, Covington, Monroe, Escambia (FL), Okaloosa (FL) & Santa Rosa (FL).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Marietta ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Damascus   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest of Marietta   [Map]
Dixie   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Georgiaville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Good Hope (FL)   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Paul   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Rock Creek   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Rock Hill   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Sellersville (FL)   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Wing   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   WSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   NW   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 Marietta.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Marietta. 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   SSE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   52 miles [83.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   E   79 miles [127.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNE   83 miles [133.6 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   92 miles [148.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   WSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   NW   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.

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
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International 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
 

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

The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/

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 Marietta.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marietta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1410, Longitude: -86.7772     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marietta 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 Marietta), 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 Marietta.