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Introduction ...

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

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Around Echola ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the southeast of Echola. Tuscaloosa has a population of 98,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bessemer. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the east of Echola and has a population of 26,700 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Adamsville   [Map]   4,400   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,898   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Brighton   [Map]   2,862   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,704   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,907   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,222   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,260   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   23,168   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,616   W   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta City   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Buhl   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   988   W   18 miles [29 km]
Coker   [Map]   978   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elrod   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,687   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Holt   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kennedy   [Map]   428   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lake Front Village   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Reform   [Map]   1,632   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Samantha   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wood Village   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Tuscaloosa County ...

Echola 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 Echola.

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

Airports Near Echola ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   SW   28 miles [45.1 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 Echola.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Echola. 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   61 miles [98.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   171 miles [275.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   194 miles [312.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   201 miles [323.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   202 miles [325.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   211 miles [339.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   97 miles [156.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Phillips Intl.   [Map]   ---   WNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   NNW   39 miles [62.8 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
 
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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International 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
 
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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville 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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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 Echola.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Echola. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Echola) 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 Echola. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Echola

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Echola. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3448, Longitude: -87.7895     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Echola 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 Echola), 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 Echola.



 
 
 

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