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Introduction ...

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

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Around Oakchia ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Meridian (MS). It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the west of Oakchia. Meridian (MS) has a population of 39,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the northeast of Oakchia and has a population of 7,000 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 you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler   [Map]   1,773   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,478   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
De Kalb (MS)   [Map]   1,045   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Marion (MS)   [Map]   1,555   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Quitman (MS)   [Map]   2,189   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Stonewall (MS)   [Map]   1,021   W   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arrington   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bellamy   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Choctaw City   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cromwell   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Half Acre   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Intercourse   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jachin   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Myrtlewood   [Map]   122   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Nanafalia   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pelham   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pennington   [Map]   207   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pin Hook   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Providence   [Map]   210   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sweet Water   [Map]   242   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ward   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Choctaw County ...

Oakchia is located in Choctaw County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Choctaw County: Clarke, Marengo, Sumter, Washington, Clarke (MS), Lauderdale (MS) & Wayne (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oakchia ...

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.

Blue Lock (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East of Oakchia   [Map]
Campground   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Choctaw City   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Deans Landing   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Edna   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Griffins (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hill Top   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Indian Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Murphys Ferry   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Persimmon Grove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   NE   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 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 Oakchia.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Oakchia. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   113 miles [181.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   135 miles [217.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   152 miles [244.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   220 miles [354.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   227 miles [365.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   94 miles [151.3 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   SW   102 miles [164.2 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   111 miles [178.6 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   S   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   NNE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   NE   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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        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
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [Map]
        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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal 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 Oakchia.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakchia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2985, Longitude: -88.0106     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oakchia 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 Oakchia), 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 Oakchia.