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The location of Rutledge









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Rutledge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the north of Rutledge. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Prattville. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the north of Rutledge and has a population of 35,500 people.

For comparison, Rutledge has a population of 460 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 are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,787   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,952   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,122   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,875   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   28,247   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,676   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,913   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,632   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Level Plains   [Map]   2,029   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,770   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,468   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,428   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   9,322   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,037   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,550   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Brantley   [Map]   788   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Dozier   [Map]   325   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   186   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Goshen   [Map]   253   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grady   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Highland Home   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Honoraville   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kent   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lapine   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Merrill Mill   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Petrey   [Map]   57   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Social Town   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Crenshaw County ...

Rutledge is located in Crenshaw County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Crenshaw County: Butler, Coffee, Covington, Lowndes, Montgomery & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rutledge ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Troy Muni. (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml. (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fort Deposit Airport (FAA ID: 67A)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Carl Folsom Airport (FAA ID: 14J)   [Map]   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
South Alabama Rgnl. (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Brundidge Muni. (FAA ID: 60A)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Enterprise Muni. (FAA ID: EDN)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 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 Rutledge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rutledge. 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]   S   87 miles [140 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   SSW   101 miles [162.5 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   N   128 miles [206 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   NE   170 miles [273.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Dothan Rgnl.  (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   ESE   57 miles [91.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport  (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   NE   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Troy Muni. (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   ENE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml. (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fort Deposit Airport (FAA ID: 67A)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Carl Folsom Airport (FAA ID: 14J)   [Map]   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
South Alabama Rgnl. (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Brundidge Muni. (FAA ID: 60A)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Enterprise Muni. (FAA ID: EDN)   [Map]   SE   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       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
  Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Crenshaw County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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- Rutledge) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rutledge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rutledge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rutledge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7346, Longitude: -86.3060     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rutledge 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 Rutledge), 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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