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Introduction ...

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

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Around Carrollton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the east of Carrollton. Tuscaloosa has a population of 98,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Starkville (MS). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the west of Carrollton and has a population of 25,400 people.

For comparison, Carrollton has a population of 990 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 Carrollton and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,381   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,322   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   S   46 miles [74 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,460   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sulligent   [Map]   1,844   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Vernon   [Map]   1,895   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,397   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   23,168   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,616   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
West Point (MS)   [Map]   10,990   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaver Town   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Buhl   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Echola   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Elrod   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ethelsville   [Map]   73   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,687   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Macedonia   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
McMullen   [Map]   10   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
McShan   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Memphis   [Map]   28   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Millport   [Map]   998   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pickensville   [Map]   581   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Reform   [Map]   1,632   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stafford   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
New Hope (MS)   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Pickens County ...

Carrollton is located in Pickens County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pickens County: Fayette, Greene, Lamar, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Lowndes (MS) & Noxubee (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Carrollton ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Phillips Intl.   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Golden Triangle Rgnl.(ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]   GTR   WNW   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 Carrollton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Carrollton. 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   ENE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   163 miles [262.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   199 miles [320.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   212 miles [341.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   212 miles [341.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   213 miles [342.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNE   10 miles [16.1 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Phillips Intl.   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   WSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Golden Triangle Rgnl.(ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]   GTR   WNW   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
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Golden Triangle Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]
        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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Carrollton.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Carrollton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carrollton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carrollton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2619, Longitude: -88.0951     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carrollton 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 Carrollton), 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 Carrollton.



 
 
 

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