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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Cochrane Ferry.

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Around Cochrane Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of Cochrane Ferry. Tuscaloosa has a population of 98,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Starkville (MS). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northwest of Cochrane Ferry and has a population of 25,400 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 Cochrane Ferry and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,381   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,148   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,687   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,460   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vernon   [Map]   1,895   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
York   [Map]   2,399   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   23,168   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Louisville (MS)   [Map]   6,314   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,616   W   18 miles [29 km]
West Point (MS)   [Map]   10,990   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaver Town   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   988   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clinton   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   197   S   18 miles [29 km]
Geiger   [Map]   161   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Macedonia   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
McMullen   [Map]   10   NE   5 miles [8 km]
McShan   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Memphis   [Map]   28   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Panola   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pickensville   [Map]   581   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Union   [Map]   223   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
West Greene   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brooksville (MS)   [Map]   1,173   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Shuqualak (MS)   [Map]   482   W   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Pickens County ...

Cochrane Ferry is located in Pickens County.

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 Cochrane Ferry.

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

Airports Near Cochrane Ferry ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Phillips Intl.   [Map]   ---   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Golden Triangle Rgnl.(ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]   GTR   NW   32 miles [51.5 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 Cochrane Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cochrane Ferry. 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   91 miles [146.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   168 miles [270.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   190 miles [305.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   205 miles [329.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   223 miles [358.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   228 miles [366.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   ENE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   WSW   119 miles [191.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Phillips Intl.   [Map]   ---   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Golden Triangle Rgnl.(ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]   GTR   NW   32 miles [51.5 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
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers International 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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Footnotes ...

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

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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 Cochrane Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cochrane Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cochrane Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0796, Longitude: -88.2375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cochrane Ferry 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 Cochrane Ferry), 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 Cochrane Ferry.



 
 
 

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