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Introduction ...

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

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Around Pera ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the east of Pera. Dothan has a population of 68,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the northeast of Pera and has a population of 28,000 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 you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   E   46 miles [74 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,825   N   41 miles [66 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   N   46 miles [74 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,750   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,580   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Crestview (FL)   [Map]   23,567   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   6,284   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Niceville (FL)   [Map]   14,974   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Valparaiso (FL)   [Map]   5,072   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Babbie   [Map]   600   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Battens Crossroads   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bellwood   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beulah   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Central City   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chancellor   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Coffee Springs   [Map]   227   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
County Line   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,952   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Horn Hill   [Map]   227   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kinston   [Map]   539   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Onycha   [Map]   183   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Samson   [Map]   1,912   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Scranton   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Paxton (FL)   [Map]   774   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Geneva County ...

Pera is located in Geneva County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Geneva County: Coffee, Covington, Dale, Houston, Holmes (FL) & Walton (FL).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pera ...

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.

Chapel Hill   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest of Pera   [Map]
Coffee Springs   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
County Line   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Earlytown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Goodman   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hollys Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Perry Store   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Piney Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Royals Crossroads (FL)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Sellersville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Spears   -   6 miles [9.7 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 Pera.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   N   18 miles [29 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Defuniak Springs Airport   [Map]   54J   S   28 miles [45.1 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 Pera.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pera. 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   SSW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   79 miles [127.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ENE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSE   68 miles [109.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNW   82 miles [132 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ENE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   ESE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   NE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Geneva Muni.   [Map]   33J   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Enterprise Muni.   [Map]   EDN   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   N   18 miles [29 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Defuniak Springs Airport   [Map]   54J   S   28 miles [45.1 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.

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
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bob Sikes Airport   (ICAO: KCEW)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County 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
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
        Website for Tallahassee Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Geneva County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pera. 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 Pera.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pera. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1355, Longitude: -86.0919     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pera 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 Pera), 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 Pera.