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Introduction ...

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

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Around Byrd ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the west of Byrd. Tupelo (MS) has a population of 35,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Columbus (MS). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the south of Byrd and has a population of 23,200 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 Byrd and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,397   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Baldwyn (MS)   [Map]   3,339   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,816   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   5,004   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Verona (MS)   [Map]   3,054   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
West Point (MS)   [Map]   10,990   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaverton   [Map]   187   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   884   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Detroit   [Map]   227   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   173   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,322   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hodges   [Map]   285   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sulligent   [Map]   1,844   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Twin   [Map]   389   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Vina   [Map]   357   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gattman (MS)   [Map]   87   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hatley (MS)   [Map]   467   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oakland (MS)   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Smithville (MS)   [Map]   913   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tremont (MS)   [Map]   466   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Marion County ...

Byrd 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).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Byrd ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   ENE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   M40   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stinson Fld. Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SE   31 miles [49.9 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 Byrd.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Byrd. 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   86 miles [138.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   124 miles [199.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   163 miles [262.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   214 miles [344.4 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   54 miles [86.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   ENE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   M40   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stinson Fld. Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SE   31 miles [49.9 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
 
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 Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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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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 Byrd.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Byrd. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0798, Longitude: -88.1323     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Byrd 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 Byrd), 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 Byrd.



 
 
 

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