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Introduction ...

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

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Around Shellhorn ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the north of Shellhorn. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Prattville. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northwest of Shellhorn and has a population of 35,600 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 Shellhorn and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   28,024   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   N   46 miles [74 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,759   N   46 miles [74 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   N   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Banks   [Map]   173   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Goshen   [Map]   255   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grady   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Highland Home   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kent   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lapine   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
McClure Town   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Meeksville   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Mossy Grove Village   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Needmore   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Orion   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Petrey   [Map]   58   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ramer   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Social Town   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Pike County ...

Shellhorn is located in Pike County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pike County: Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Crenshaw, Dale & Montgomery.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Shellhorn ...

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.

Center Point   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North of Shellhorn   [Map]
College Park   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Curry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Forest Circle   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Friendship   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Good Hope   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Heritage Ridge   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kent   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Lees Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Meeksville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Orion   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Trojan Terrace   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Youngblood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Shellhorn.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   E   34 miles [54.7 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 Shellhorn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Shellhorn. 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   99 miles [159.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   116 miles [186.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   122 miles [196.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   154 miles [247.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   ESE   18 miles [29 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   E   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [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
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shellhorn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8760, Longitude: -86.0797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shellhorn 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 Shellhorn), 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 Shellhorn.