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The location of Rocky Head









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rocky Head.

This page contains six sections:

Around Rocky Head ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southeast of Rocky Head. Dothan has a population of 68,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the south of Rocky Head and has a population of 28,200 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rocky Head and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,567   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Andalusia   [Map]   8,787   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,871   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,122   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,875   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,044   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,365   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,592   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,683   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,770   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,468   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,428   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,037   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,550   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,656   E   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Ariton   [Map]   739   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,952   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clio   [Map]   1,476   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fort Rucker   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Frisco   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Holiday Village   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jack   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mabson   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
New Brockton   [Map]   1,176   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Phillips Crossroads   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Skipperville   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tennille   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Victoria   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wilkinstown   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Dale County ...

Rocky Head is located in Dale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Dale County: Barbour, Coffee, Geneva, Henry, Houston & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rocky Head ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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


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 Rocky Head ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Brundidge Muni. (FAA ID: 60A)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blackwell Fld. (FAA ID: 71J)   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Enterprise Muni. (FAA ID: EDN)   [Map]   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Carl Folsom Airport (FAA ID: 14J)   [Map]   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Troy Muni. (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dothan Rgnl.  (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Clayton Muni. (FAA ID: 11A)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Headland Muni. (FAA ID: 0J6)   [Map]   ESE   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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Rocky Head.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rocky Head. 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   87 miles [140 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   SW   112 miles [180.2 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   NNW   149 miles [239.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   NNE   162 miles [260.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Dothan Rgnl.  (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   NW   62 miles [99.8 km]
Columbus Metro Airport  (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   NE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl. (ABY/KABY)   [Map]   E   92 miles [148.1 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl.  (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   S   93 miles [149.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   NNE   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Brundidge Muni. (FAA ID: 60A)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blackwell Fld. (FAA ID: 71J)   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Enterprise Muni. (FAA ID: EDN)   [Map]   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Carl Folsom Airport (FAA ID: 14J)   [Map]   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Troy Muni. (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Clayton Muni. (FAA ID: 11A)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Headland Muni. (FAA ID: 0J6)   [Map]   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Abbeville Muni. (FAA ID: 0J0)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 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.

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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
  Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
  Website for Tallahassee Regional Airport
  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
 
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
 
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
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
  Website for Savannah / Hilton Head 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
  Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Dale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://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 Rocky Head.

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rocky Head) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Head. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5682, Longitude: -85.7686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Head 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Rocky Head), 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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