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The location of Old Texas

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Old Texas.

This page contains six sections:

Around Old Texas ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Selma. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the north of Old Texas. Selma has a population of 19,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Andalusia. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Old Texas and has a population of 9,000 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 driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brewton   [Map]   5,432   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   NW   23 miles [37 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,415   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   S   23 miles [37 km]
Fort Deposit   [Map]   1,228   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,212   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Georgiana   [Map]   1,653   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,478   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,072   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mosses   [Map]   945   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   912   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   N   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Awin   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Beatrice   [Map]   283   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bolling   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Buena Vista   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Burnt Corn   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chapman   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Forest Home   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Furman   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
McWilliams   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   25   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Peterman   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pine Apple   [Map]   125   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pine Orchard   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Snow Hill   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tunnel Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Monroe County ...

Old Texas is located in Monroe County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Old Texas ...

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.

Butler Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East of Old Texas   [Map]
Commerce   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Forest Home   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Harmony   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pine Apple   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Pine Apple Station   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Pine Orchard   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Providence   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Saucer   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Shacklesville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   N   39 miles [62.8 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 Old Texas.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Old Texas. 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   90 miles [144.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   N   124 miles [199.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ESE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SW   101 miles [162.5 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SW   104 miles [167.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNW   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   N   39 miles [62.8 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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [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
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [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
 
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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan 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
 

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

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 Old Texas.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Texas. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7696, Longitude: -87.0003     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Texas 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 Old Texas), 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 Old Texas.