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Introduction ...

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

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Around Coaling ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northeast of Coaling. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the northwest of Coaling and has a population of 98,300 people.

For comparison, Coaling has a population of 1,600 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,423   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Abernant   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Alberta City   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brookwood   [Map]   1,822   N   5 miles [8 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Duncanville   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Green Pond   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Holt   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kellerman   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
North Bibb   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Peterson   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Vance   [Map]   1,513   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
West Blocton   [Map]   1,261   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wood Village   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Tuscaloosa County ...

Coaling is located in Tuscaloosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tuscaloosa County: Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson & Pickens.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Coaling ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   WNW   40 miles [64.4 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 Coaling.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Coaling. 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   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   171 miles [275.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   186 miles [299.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   191 miles [307.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   198 miles [318.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   207 miles [333.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   110 miles [177 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   WNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   S   45 miles [72.4 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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County 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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        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
 

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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 Coaling.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coaling. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1649, Longitude: -87.3521     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Coaling 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 Coaling), 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 Coaling.



 
 
 

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