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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Union Springs.

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Around Union Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the northwest of Union Springs. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Columbus (GA). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northeast of Union Springs and has a population of 197,000 people.

For comparison, Union Springs has a population of 3,700 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 are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   63,118   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,128   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,404   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,869   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,132   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,341   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,759   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Armstrong   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Calebee   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cecil   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Comer   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fort Davis   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hardaway   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hurtsboro   [Map]   593   E   18 miles [29 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Midway   [Map]   476   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Needmore   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Perote   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Smuteye   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Three Notch   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Bullock County ...

Union Springs is located in Bullock County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Bullock County: Barbour, Macon, Montgomery, Pike & Russell.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Union Springs ...

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.

Bread Tray Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest of Union Springs   [Map]
Bruceville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Cornerstone   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Cotton Valley   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Downs   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hooks Crossroads   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Jenkins Crossroads   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Ox Level   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Peachburg   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Three Notch   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union Springs ...

Looking for more information about Union Springs? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Union Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Union Springs.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Union Springs Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Union Springs


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 Union Springs ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   WNW   5 miles [8 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   ESE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   NNE   36 miles [57.9 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 Union Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Union Springs. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSW   123 miles [197.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   127 miles [204.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   144 miles [231.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WNW   41 miles [66 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ESE   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   WNW   5 miles [8 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Weedon Fld.(ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]   EUF   ESE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   NNE   36 miles [57.9 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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1395, Longitude: -85.7143     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union Springs 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 Union Springs), 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 Union Springs.