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Introduction ...

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

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Around Newby ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southeast of Newby. Dothan has a population of 68,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Newby and has a population of 28,000 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 starting from Newby and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Babbie   [Map]   600   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brantley   [Map]   801   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
County Line   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dozier   [Map]   331   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Frisco   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   188   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Goshen   [Map]   255   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jack   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Merrill Mill   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
New Brockton   [Map]   1,157   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Petrey   [Map]   58   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Rutledge   [Map]   458   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Social Town   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Coffee County ...

Newby 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 Newby ...

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.

Bullock   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West of Newby   [Map]
Jack   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Lee   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Peacock (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Pine Level   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pleasant Ridge   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Saddle Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Weed Crossroad   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NW   34 miles [54.7 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 Newby.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Newby. 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   77 miles [123.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   97 miles [156.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   143 miles [230.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ESE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   NW   34 miles [54.7 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.

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
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [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
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newby. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5557, Longitude: -86.1316     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newby 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 Newby), 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 Newby.