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McIntosh, Alabama

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The location of McIntosh

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around McIntosh ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the south of McIntosh. Mobile has a population of 190,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Daphne. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the south of McIntosh and has a population of 26,000 people.

For comparison, McIntosh has a population of 220 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 you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Atmore   [Map]   9,890   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,169   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,794   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Citronelle   [Map]   3,900   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,790   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Loxley   [Map]   2,336   S   46 miles [74 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   5,927   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Prichard   [Map]   21,732   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Saraland   [Map]   14,576   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,154   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Semmes   [Map]   4,934   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   S   41 miles [66 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   3,943   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Lucedale (MS)   [Map]   3,062   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Waynesboro (MS)   [Map]   4,903   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Bassetts Creek   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Calvert   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Carlton   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fairford   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hobson   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Leroy   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Malcolm   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,501   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Movico   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rockville   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sims Chapel   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sunflower   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tensaw   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tibbie   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wagarville   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Washington County ...

McIntosh is located in Washington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Washington County: Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Mobile, Greene (MS) & Wayne (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near McIntosh ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McIntosh ...

Looking for more information about McIntosh? 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 McIntosh, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for McIntosh.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    McIntosh Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for McIntosh

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 McIntosh ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Jackson Muni. (FAA ID: 4R3)   [Map]   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport (FAA ID: 15A)   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bay Minette Muni. (FAA ID: 1R8)   [Map]   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Grove Hill Muni. (FAA ID: 3A0)   [Map]   NNE   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to McIntosh.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from McIntosh. 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
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   SE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   ESE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   NNE   175 miles [281.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mobile Rgnl.  (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   SSW   41 miles [66 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hattiesburg Muni.  (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   W   72 miles [115.9 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.  (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   W   78 miles [125.5 km]
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.  (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]   SW   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Jackson Muni. (FAA ID: 4R3)   [Map]   NNE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport (FAA ID: 15A)   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Bay Minette Muni. (FAA ID: 1R8)   [Map]   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Grove Hill Muni. (FAA ID: 3A0)   [Map]   NNE   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.

Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  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
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
  Website for Mobile Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
  Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
  Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
  Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Washington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for McIntosh.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McIntosh) 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 McIntosh. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McIntosh

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McIntosh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2650, Longitude: -88.0283     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McIntosh 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 McIntosh), 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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