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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Red Creek Heights.

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Around Red Creek Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the southeast of Red Creek Heights. Mobile has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Biloxi (MS). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southwest of Red Creek Heights and has a population of 46,000 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 it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   10,022   E   46 miles [74 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Daphne   [Map]   25,913   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   19,421   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,607   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,689   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,185   E   5 miles [8 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,942   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,193   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
D'Iberville (MS)   [Map]   11,503   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Gautier (MS)   [Map]   18,471   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Moss Point (MS)   [Map]   13,570   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Ocean Springs (MS)   [Map]   17,652   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pascagoula (MS)   [Map]   21,981   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Axis   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Barry Village   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bucks   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,908   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chunchula   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Country Club Village   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,961   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eight Mile   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gulfcrest   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Irvington   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Semmes   [Map]   4,155   W   Less than 2 miles
Theodore   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Tillmans Corner   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wilmer   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hurley (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

For more communities neighboring Red Creek Heights, please visit our County-by-County Page for Red Creek Heights.

Mobile County ...

Red Creek Heights is located in Mobile County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mobile County: Baldwin, Washington, George (MS), Greene (MS) & Jackson (MS). Mobile Bay is to the east and the Gulf of Mexico lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Red Creek Heights ...

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.

Deerwood   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast of Red Creek Heights   [Map]
Eight Mile   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Georgetown   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Indian Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Indian Springs   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Orchard   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Park Forest   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pine Run   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Ponderosa   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Scenic Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Spanish Trace   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Timbers   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Whistler   -   7 miles [11.3 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 Red Creek Heights.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Red Creek Heights. 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 Red Creek Heights. 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 Red Creek Heights ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Red Creek Heights.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Trent Lott Intl. (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   PQL   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SE   30 miles [48.3 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 Red Creek Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Red Creek Heights. 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   ESE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   E   103 miles [165.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   ENE   17 miles [27.4 km]
St. Elmo Airport   [Map]   2R5   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Trent Lott Intl. (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   PQL   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Dauphin Island Airport   [Map]   4R9   S   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Trent Lott Intl.   (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]
        Website for Trent Lott 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
 
Jack Edwards Airport   (ICAO: KJKA)   [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
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        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
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Mobile County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

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 Red Creek Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Creek Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7794, Longitude: -88.2292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Red Creek Heights 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 Red Creek Heights), 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 Red Creek Heights.