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Introduction ...

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

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Around Goodson ...

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

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the northwest of Goodson and has a population of 98,300 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 from Goodson and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   12,059   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,907   N   41 miles [66 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,260   N   41 miles [66 km]
Selma   [Map]   19,519   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Brent   [Map]   4,898   NE   Less than 2 miles
Brierfield   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,704   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,648   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Duncanville   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
East Town   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Eddings   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Italian Town   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lawley   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   704   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
North Bibb   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Randolph   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sprott   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Vance   [Map]   1,513   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
West Blocton   [Map]   1,261   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Bibb County ...

Goodson is located in Bibb County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Bibb County: Chilton, Hale, Jefferson, Perry, Shelby & Tuscaloosa.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Goodson ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   WSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   W   39 miles [62.8 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 Goodson.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Goodson. 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   NNE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   166 miles [267.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   168 miles [270.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   172 miles [276.8 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   216 miles [347.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   223 miles [358.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   62 miles [99.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   WSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   SSE   41 miles [66 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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 

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

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.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 Goodson.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9176, Longitude: -87.1889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goodson 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 Goodson), 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 Goodson.



 
 
 

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