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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Shorterville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southwest of Shorterville. Dothan has a population of 68,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the west of Shorterville and has a population of 28,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,603   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,404   N   23 miles [37 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,187   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,366   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Taylor   [Map]   ---   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Graceville (FL)   [Map]   2,212   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,702   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,664   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Dawson (GA)   [Map]   4,291   E   41 miles [66 km]
Donalsonville (GA)   [Map]   2,637   S   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Baker Hill   [Map]   261   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Columbia   [Map]   729   S   18 miles [29 km]
Graball   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Haleburg   [Map]   101   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Newville   [Map]   517   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oakey Grove   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Screamer   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bancroft (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Bellville (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bluffton (GA)   [Map]   99   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Coleman (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Edison (GA)   [Map]   1,451   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fort Gaines (GA)   [Map]   1,046   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Morris (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Henry County ...

Shorterville is located in Henry County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Henry County: Barbour, Dale, Houston, Clay (GA) & Early (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Shorterville ...

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.

Cotton Hill (GA)   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast of Shorterville   [Map]
Days Crossroads (GA)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Freeman (GA)   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Graball   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Jones Crossing (GA)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pecan (GA)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pleasant Hill (GA) (Historic)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Richards Crossroads   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Screamer   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Union   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   WNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WSW   32 miles [51.5 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 Shorterville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Shorterville. 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   SW   112 miles [180.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   144 miles [231.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   147 miles [236.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NW   167 miles [268.8 km]
Jacksonville Intl. (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]   JAX   ESE   215 miles [346 km]
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl. (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]   SAV   E   231 miles [371.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   E   53 miles [85.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   N   66 miles [106.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SSE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSW   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   WNW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Cuthbert - Randolph Airport   [Map]   25J   ENE   18 miles [29 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WSW   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.

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
 
Tallahassee Rgnl.   (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]
        Website for Tallahassee Regional Airport
        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
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [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
 
Decatur Co. Air Park   (BGE/KBGE)   [Map]
        Website for Decatur County Industrial Air Park
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [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
 
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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Henry County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Shorterville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shorterville) 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 Shorterville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shorterville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shorterville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5702, Longitude: -85.1013     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shorterville 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 Shorterville), 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 Shorterville.