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Introduction ...

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

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Around Pearce ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the west of Pearce. Dothan has a population of 68,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the west of Pearce 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,404   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   W   41 miles [66 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,750   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Chattahoochee (FL)   [Map]   3,152   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,580   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Marianna (FL)   [Map]   9,052   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bainbridge (GA)   [Map]   12,274   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,702   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,664   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashford   [Map]   2,149   S   5 miles [8 km]
Avon   [Map]   505   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Columbia   [Map]   729   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cottonwood   [Map]   1,255   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cowarts   [Map]   1,994   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gordon   [Map]   327   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grimes   [Map]   542   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Haleburg   [Map]   101   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,187   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Napier Field   [Map]   344   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Newville   [Map]   517   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oakey Grove   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Parish   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Webb   [Map]   1,396   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cedar Springs (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Houston County ...

Pearce is located in Houston County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Houston County: Dale, Geneva, Henry, Jackson (FL), Early (GA) & Seminole (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pearce ...

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.

Barber   -   Less than 2 miles to the South of Pearce   [Map]
Cottondale   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Forest Park   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Headland   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hebron   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Liberty (GA)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Love Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Melody Heights   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pansey   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Parish   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pleasant Plains   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Shady Heights   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Stadium Place   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Young America   -   8 miles [12.9 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 Pearce.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   N   23 miles [37 km]
Donalsonville Muni.   [Map]   17J   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   S   29 miles [46.7 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 Pearce.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pearce. 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   SW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   128 miles [206 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   170 miles [273.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   182 miles [292.9 km]
Jacksonville Intl. (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]   JAX   ESE   216 miles [347.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ENE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   N   88 miles [141.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   N   23 miles [37 km]
Donalsonville Muni.   [Map]   17J   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tri-Co. Airport   [Map]   1J0   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   NE   38 miles [61.2 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [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
 
Decatur Co. Air Park   (BGE/KBGE)   [Map]
        Website for Decatur County Industrial Air Park
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [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
 
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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
        Website for Tallahassee Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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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 Pearce.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pearce. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2588, Longitude: -85.2260     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pearce 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 Pearce), 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 Pearce.