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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Upper Gordon Landing.

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Around Upper Gordon Landing ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dothan. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the west of Upper Gordon Landing. Dothan has a population of 68,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Enterprise. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the west of Upper Gordon Landing 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 from Upper Gordon Landing and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abbeville   [Map]   2,603   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   W   46 miles [74 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,741   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bonifay (FL)   [Map]   2,750   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Chattahoochee (FL)   [Map]   3,152   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Chipley (FL)   [Map]   3,580   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Marianna (FL)   [Map]   9,052   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Quincy (FL)   [Map]   7,680   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bainbridge (GA)   [Map]   12,274   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Blakely (GA)   [Map]   4,702   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cuthbert (GA)   [Map]   3,664   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Donalsonville (GA)   [Map]   2,637   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashford   [Map]   2,149   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Avon   [Map]   505   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Columbia   [Map]   729   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cottonwood   [Map]   1,255   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cowarts   [Map]   1,994   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gordon   [Map]   327   S   Less than 2 miles
Haleburg   [Map]   101   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,187   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Parish   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Webb   [Map]   1,396   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bascom (FL)   [Map]   118   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Malone (FL)   [Map]   2,084   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cedar Springs (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Centerville (GA)   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jakin (GA)   [Map]   149   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

For more communities neighboring Upper Gordon Landing, please visit our County-by-County Page for Upper Gordon Landing.

Houston County ...

Upper Gordon Landing is located in Houston County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Houston County: Dale, Geneva, Henry, Jackson (FL), Early (GA) & Seminole (GA).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Upper Gordon Landing ...

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.

Barber   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest of Upper Gordon Landing   [Map]
Cedar Springs (GA)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Gordon   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Gordon Landing   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Howards Mill (GA)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Jones Crossroads (GA)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Liberty (GA)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Love Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Lucy   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Pansey   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Upper Gordon Landing.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Upper Gordon Landing. 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 Upper Gordon Landing. 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 Upper Gordon Landing ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Upper Gordon Landing.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Donalsonville Muni.   [Map]   17J   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   WNW   23 miles [37 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Decatur Co. Air Park (BGE/KBGE)   [Map]   BGE   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WNW   35 miles [56.3 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 Upper Gordon Landing.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Upper Gordon Landing. 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   WSW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   WSW   132 miles [212.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NNE   175 miles [281.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   191 miles [307.4 km]
Jacksonville Intl. (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]   JAX   ESE   207 miles [333.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   WNW   23 miles [37 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ENE   59 miles [95 km]
Tallahassee Rgnl. (TLH/KTLH)   [Map]   TLH   SE   69 miles [111 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SSW   74 miles [119.1 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   N   93 miles [149.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   NW   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Donalsonville Muni.   [Map]   17J   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Headland Muni.   [Map]   0J6   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Early Co. Airport(ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]   BIJ   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Marianna Muni.(ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]   MAI   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Abbeville Muni.   [Map]   0J0   NNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Decatur Co. Air Park (BGE/KBGE)   [Map]   BGE   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Blackwell Fld.   [Map]   71J   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tri-Co. Airport   [Map]   1J0   SW   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.

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
 
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
 
Early Co. Airport   (ICAO: KBIJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marianna Muni.   (ICAO: KMAI)   [Map]
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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 Upper Gordon Landing.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Upper Gordon Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1663, Longitude: -85.1033     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Upper Gordon Landing 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 Upper Gordon Landing), 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 Upper Gordon Landing.