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Introduction ...

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

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Around Argo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southwest of Argo. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southwest of Argo and has a population of 84,800 people.

For comparison, Argo has a population of 4,200 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 starting from Argo and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Acmar   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Ayres   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Branchville   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Breakstone Village   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Cahaba Village   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chalkville   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clay   [Map]   9,655   W   5 miles [8 km]
Grayson Valley   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Margaret   [Map]   4,554   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,593   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Odenville   [Map]   3,695   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Palmerdale   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saint Clair Springs   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Springville   [Map]   4,198   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Turnbough Town   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Saint Clair County ...

Argo is primarily located in Saint Clair County. A portion of Argo extends into Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Saint Clair County: Blount, Calhoun, Etowah, Jefferson, Shelby & Talladega.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Argo. 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 Argo. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Argo ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   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 Argo.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Argo. 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   WSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   119 miles [191.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   167 miles [268.8 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   204 miles [328.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   218 miles [350.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   66 miles [106.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   71 miles [114.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   96 miles [154.5 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   ESE   38 miles [61.2 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.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Argo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/

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 Argo.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Argo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6966, Longitude: -86.5086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Argo 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 Argo), 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 Argo.



 
 
 

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