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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Gallion ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Selma. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the east of Gallion. Selma has a population of 19,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It lies just west of Gallion and has a population of 7,100 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 Gallion and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,381   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,898   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,798   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,930   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,704   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Linden   [Map]   2,025   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,447   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,460   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,051   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,415   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   3,849   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
York   [Map]   2,399   W   33 miles [53.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Arcola   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Arrington   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Browns   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dayton   [Map]   50   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Faunsdale   [Map]   94   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Forkland   [Map]   601   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Half Acre   [Map]   ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Myrtlewood   [Map]   124   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Newbern   [Map]   179   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pin Hook   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Prairieville   [Map]   ---   NE   Less than 2 miles
Providence   [Map]   214   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sawyerville   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Thomaston   [Map]   398   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
The Village   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Hale County ...

Gallion is located in Hale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hale County: Bibb, Greene, Marengo, Perry & Tuscaloosa.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Gallion ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNW   23 miles [37 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 Gallion.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gallion. 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   92 miles [148.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   143 miles [230.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   155 miles [249.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   205 miles [329.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   218 miles [350.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   78 miles [125.5 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SW   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNW   23 miles [37 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
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
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel 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 Gallion.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gallion. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4968, Longitude: -87.7161     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gallion 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 Gallion), 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 Gallion.



 
 
 

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