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Introduction ...

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

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Around Vangordon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mobile. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the southwest of Vangordon. Mobile has a population of 193,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pensacola (FL). It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the southeast of Vangordon and has a population of 53,800 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 Vangordon and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Atmore   [Map]   10,022   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,908   W   18 miles [29 km]
Daphne   [Map]   25,913   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   19,421   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,607   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,689   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Orange Beach   [Map]   5,981   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Prichard   [Map]   22,185   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Robertsdale   [Map]   5,990   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Saraland   [Map]   13,942   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,193   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Spanish Fort   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gulf Breeze (FL)   [Map]   6,466   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Milton (FL)   [Map]   9,839   E   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Axis   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Barry Village   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bromley   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bucks   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Clay City   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,961   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Loxley   [Map]   2,017   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Montrose   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Park City   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Perdido   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Phillipsville   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Silverhill   [Map]   802   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stapleton   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Stockton   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Walnut Hill (FL)   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Baldwin County ...

Vangordon is located in Baldwin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Baldwin County: Clarke, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe, Washington & Escambia (FL). Mobile Bay is to the west and the Gulf of Mexico lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Vangordon ...

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.

Buzbee Landing   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest of Vangordon   [Map]
Carpenter   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Crossroads   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Holly Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Hurricane   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Live Oak Landing   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lower Hall Landing   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Steam Mill Landing   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Steelwood   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Upper Hall Landing   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Whitehouse Forks   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   NNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Foley Muni.   [Map]   5R4   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   28 miles [45.1 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 Vangordon.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Vangordon. 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
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   ESE   41 miles [66 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   ESE   76 miles [122.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bay Minette Muni.   [Map]   1R8   NNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
North Mobile Co. Airport   [Map]   15A   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fairhope Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport(ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]   4R4   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Atmore Muni.   [Map]   0R1   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Foley Muni.   [Map]   5R4   S   25 miles [40.2 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.

Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
H. L. Sonny Callahan Airport   (ICAO: K4R4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jack Edwards Airport   (ICAO: KJKA)   [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
 
Trent Lott Intl.   (ICAO: KPQL)   [Map]
        Website for Trent Lott International 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
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel 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 Vangordon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

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 Vangordon.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vangordon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7913, Longitude: -87.7708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vangordon 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 Vangordon), 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 Vangordon.