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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Hamilton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the west of Hamilton. Tupelo (MS) has a population of 35,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Columbus (MS). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Hamilton and has a population of 23,200 people.

For comparison, Hamilton has a population of 6,800 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 are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,397   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Baldwyn (MS)   [Map]   3,339   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,816   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   5,004   W   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,047   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beaverton   [Map]   187   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   884   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Detroit   [Map]   227   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   173   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,322   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,486   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hodges   [Map]   285   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Sulligent   [Map]   1,844   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Twin   [Map]   389   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Vina   [Map]   357   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Oakland (MS)   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tremont (MS)   [Map]   466   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Marion County ...

Hamilton is located in Marion County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Walker, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Monroe (MS).

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hamilton ...

Looking for more information about Hamilton? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hamilton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Hamilton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Hamilton ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SW   Less than 2 miles
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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 Hamilton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hamilton. 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   ESE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   129 miles [207.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   155 miles [249.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNE   46 miles [74 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   76 miles [122.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SW   Less than 2 miles
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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 Hamilton.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamilton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1350, Longitude: -87.9749     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hamilton 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 Hamilton), 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 Hamilton.



 
 
 

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