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Introduction ...

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

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Around Barnesville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Barnesville. Tupelo (MS) has a population of 38,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Columbus (MS). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Barnesville and has a population of 24,600 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Barnesville and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,432   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,074   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,739   E   5 miles [8 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,391   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,744   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,066   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   5,008   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
West Point (MS)   [Map]   10,880   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaverton   [Map]   187   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   879   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Detroit   [Map]   227   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   170   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,305   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,477   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hodges   [Map]   284   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sulligent   [Map]   1,849   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Twin   [Map]   387   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vina   [Map]   356   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Gattman (MS)   [Map]   87   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oakland (MS)   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Smithville (MS)   [Map]   913   W   18 miles [29 km]
Tremont (MS)   [Map]   464   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Marion County ...

Barnesville is located in Marion County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Walker, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Monroe (MS).

Although it doesn't share a border with Marion County, Lee (MS) is close to Barnesville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Barnesville ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Bounds Crossroads (MS)   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest of Barnesville   [Map]
Crews   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Hays Ford   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Henson Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Jim Williams Ford   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pea Ridge   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pigeye   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pikeville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pine Springs   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Pleasant Ridge   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Twin   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Barnesville. 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 Barnesville. 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
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

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 Barnesville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   M40   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NE   29 miles [46.7 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 Barnesville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Barnesville. 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   ESE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   124 miles [199.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   158 miles [254.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   212 miles [341.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   68 miles [109.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   81 miles [130.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   M40   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NE   29 miles [46.7 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
 
Tupelo Rgnl.   (TUP/KTUP)   [Map]
        Website for Tupelo Regional 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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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 Barnesville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barnesville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1398, Longitude: -88.0778     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barnesville 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 Barnesville), 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 Barnesville.



 
 
 

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