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Introduction ...

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

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Around Osaka ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pensacola (FL). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the south of Osaka. Pensacola (FL) has a population of 53,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Daphne. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southwest of Osaka and has a population of 25,900 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 Osaka and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Atmore   [Map]   10,022   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,432   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,961   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,415   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,907   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Loxley   [Map]   2,017   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,072   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Robertsdale   [Map]   5,990   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Crestview (FL)   [Map]   23,567   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Gulf Breeze (FL)   [Map]   6,466   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Milton (FL)   [Map]   9,839   S   31 miles [49.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Castleberry   [Map]   551   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Flomaton   [Map]   1,408   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Goodway   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Huxford   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lenox   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Megargel   [Map]   ---   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pollard   [Map]   135   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Range   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Repton   [Map]   266   N   23 miles [37 km]
Riverview   [Map]   182   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Uriah   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Century (FL)   [Map]   1,786   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jay (FL)   [Map]   590   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
McDavid (FL)   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Walnut Hill (FL)   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Escambia County ...

Osaka is located in Escambia County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Escambia County: Baldwin, Conecuh, Covington, Monroe, Escambia (FL), Okaloosa (FL) & Santa Rosa (FL).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Osaka ...

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.

Century (FL)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South of Osaka   [Map]
Happy Valley (FL)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Jay (FL)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Little Rock   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Oyster Lodge (FL)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Pea Ridge   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Riverview   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Sardine   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Stanley Crossroads   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   SSE   32 miles [51.5 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 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 Osaka.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Osaka. 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   40 miles [64.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   57 miles [91.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   58 miles [93.3 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   65 miles [104.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   E   106 miles [170.6 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   ESE   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   WSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Middleton Fld.(ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]   GZH   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   SSE   32 miles [51.5 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.

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
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bob Sikes Airport   (ICAO: KCEW)   [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
 
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [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
 
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
 
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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Escambia County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/

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 Osaka.

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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 Osaka. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Osaka) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Osaka. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0638, Longitude: -87.2239     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Osaka 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 Osaka), 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 Osaka.