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Opp, Alabama

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The location of Opp

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Opp ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the east of Opp. Dothan has a population of 68,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the east of Opp and has a population of 28,200 people.

For comparison, Opp has a population of 6,500 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 from Opp and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Andalusia   [Map]   8,787   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,236   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,122   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,875   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,676   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,365   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,632   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,592   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,770   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,428   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Taylor   [Map]   2,396   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,037   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,722   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Crestview (FL)   [Map]   23,856   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   6,442   S   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Babbie   [Map]   599   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Beulah   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Carolina   [Map]   295   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
County Line   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Dozier   [Map]   325   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gantt   [Map]   215   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Heath   [Map]   254   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Horn Hill   [Map]   225   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Kinston   [Map]   545   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Libertyville   [Map]   114   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Onycha   [Map]   184   S   5 miles [8 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
River Falls   [Map]   521   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Samson   [Map]   1,887   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sanford   [Map]   254   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Covington County ...

Opp is located in Covington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Covington County: Butler, Coffee, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Escambia, Geneva, Okaloosa (FL) & Walton (FL).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Opp ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Opp ...

Looking for more information about Opp? 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 Opp, 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 Opp.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Opp

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 Opp ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
South Alabama Rgnl. (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Carl Folsom Airport (FAA ID: 14J)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Florala Muni. (ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Enterprise Muni. (FAA ID: EDN)   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Geneva Muni. (FAA ID: 33J)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 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 Opp.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Opp. 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
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   SSW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   SW   78 miles [125.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Dothan Rgnl.  (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   N   70 miles [112.7 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl.  (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   SSE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport  (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   NE   114 miles [183.5 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   WSW   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
South Alabama Rgnl. (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Carl Folsom Airport (FAA ID: 14J)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Florala Muni. (ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Enterprise Muni. (FAA ID: EDN)   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Geneva Muni. (FAA ID: 33J)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Bob Sikes Airport   (ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
  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
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [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
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
  Website for Jacksonville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
  Website for Dothan Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
  Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
  Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Covington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Opp.

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Opp) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Opp. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Opp

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Opp. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2862, Longitude: -86.2556     [Map].

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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 Opp), 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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