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The location of Rolling Acres









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rolling Acres.

This page contains six sections:

Around Rolling Acres ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It lies just northeast of Rolling Acres. Mobile has a population of 190,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Biloxi (MS). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the west of Rolling Acres and has a population of 45,900 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Rolling Acres and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Atmore   [Map]   9,890   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,169   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Daphne   [Map]   25,960   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   20,935   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Foley   [Map]   18,288   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,809   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Prichard   [Map]   21,732   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saraland   [Map]   14,576   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,154   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
D'Iberville (MS)   [Map]   11,610   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Gautier (MS)   [Map]   18,512   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Moss Point (MS)   [Map]   13,398   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ocean Springs (MS)   [Map]   17,682   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pascagoula (MS)   [Map]   21,733   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bayou La Batre   [Map]   2,512   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bellefontaine   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,794   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Country Club Village   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Eight Mile   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grand Bay   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Irvington   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mon Louis   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Montrose   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Park City   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Saint Elmo   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Semmes   [Map]   4,934   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Theodore   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Tillmans Corner   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wilmer   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Mobile County ...

Rolling Acres 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 Rolling Acres ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Rolling Acres.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Mobile Rgnl.  (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
St. Elmo Airport (FAA ID: 2R5)   [Map]   SSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport (ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport (FAA ID: 15A)   [Map]   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Trent Lott Intl.  (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   WSW   24 miles [38.6 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 Rolling Acres.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rolling Acres. 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
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   E   60 miles [96.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   E   98 miles [157.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Mobile Rgnl.  (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
St. Elmo Airport (FAA ID: 2R5)   [Map]   SSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport (ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport (FAA ID: 15A)   [Map]   NNE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Trent Lott Intl.  (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Dauphin Island Airport (FAA ID: 4R9)   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bay Minette Muni. (FAA ID: 1R8)   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Foley Muni. (FAA ID: 5R4)   [Map]   ESE   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Trent Lott Intl.   (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]
  Website for Trent Lott International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jack Edwards Airport   (ICAO: KJKA)   [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
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
  Website for Mobile Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
  Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
  Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
  Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rolling Acres. 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: 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 Rolling Acres.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rolling Acres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6396, Longitude: -88.1806     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rolling Acres 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 Rolling Acres), 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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