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Harkness Crossroads, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Harkness Crossroads.

This page contains four sections:

Around Harkness Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the south of Harkness Crossroads. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the south of Harkness Crossroads and has a population of 84,800 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 Harkness Crossroads and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   S   46 miles [74 km]
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   S   18 miles [29 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Decatur   [Map]   55,437   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   E   41 miles [66 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   S   41 miles [66 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   S   31 miles [49.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bangor   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Blount Springs   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
County Line   [Map]   261   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dallas   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Deavers   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Garden City   [Map]   496   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gum Springs   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,341   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Locust Fork   [Map]   1,192   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Masseyline   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nectar   [Map]   345   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Remlap   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Selfville   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Smoke Rise   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Trafford   [Map]   634   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Blount County ...

Harkness Crossroads is located in Blount County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Blount County: Cullman, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, Saint Clair, Walker & Winston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Harkness Crossroads ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SE   36 miles [57.9 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 Harkness Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Harkness Crossroads. 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   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   133 miles [214 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   152 miles [244.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   200 miles [321.9 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   202 miles [325.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   70 miles [112.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   76 miles [122.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   95 miles [152.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   113 miles [181.9 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Rountree Fld.   [Map]   5M0   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola 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
 
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
 

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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 Harkness Crossroads.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Harkness Crossroads. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harkness Crossroads) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harkness Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9143, Longitude: -86.7228     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Harkness Crossroads 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 Harkness Crossroads), 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 Harkness Crossroads.



 
 
 

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