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Chances Crossroad, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Chances Crossroad.

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Around Chances Crossroad ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the south of Chances Crossroad. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntsville. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of Chances Crossroad and has a population of 191,000 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Decatur   [Map]   55,437   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,907   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,423   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,260   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   741   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Arley   [Map]   352   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bremen   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Crane Hill   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Danville   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dodge City   [Map]   603   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Point   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Falkville   [Map]   1,268   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,281   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Houston   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lacon   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Logan   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
South Vinemont   [Map]   757   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Vinemont   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
West Point   [Map]   593   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Cullman County ...

Chances Crossroad is located in Cullman County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cullman County: Blount, Lawrence, Marshall, Morgan, Walker & Winston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Chances Crossroad ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   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 Chances Crossroad.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chances Crossroad. 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   SSE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   136 miles [218.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   155 miles [249.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   176 miles [283.2 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSW   73 miles [117.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        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
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
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
 
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
 

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The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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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 Chances Crossroad.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chances Crossroad. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1743, Longitude: -87.0586     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chances Crossroad 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 Chances Crossroad), 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 Chances Crossroad.



 
 
 

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