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 The location of Kewahatchie 

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Kewahatchie ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the northwest of Kewahatchie. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Kewahatchie and has a population of 84,800 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bon Air   [Map]   114   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   12,059   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Childersburg   [Map]   5,046   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,168   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Comerdale   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Harpersville   [Map]   1,681   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Merrell Beach   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   517   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pine Grove Village   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Shelby   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Talladega Springs   [Map]   163   E   5 miles [8 km]
Wilsonville   [Map]   1,980   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Shelby County ...

Kewahatchie is located in Shelby County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Shelby County: Bibb, Chilton, Coosa, Jefferson, Saint Clair & Talladega.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Kewahatchie ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   32 miles [51.5 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 Kewahatchie.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Kewahatchie. 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   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   127 miles [204.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   182 miles [292.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   186 miles [299.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   207 miles [333.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   57 miles [91.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   62 miles [99.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   68 miles [109.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   E   27 miles [43.5 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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 Kewahatchie. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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 Kewahatchie.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kewahatchie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1201, Longitude: -86.5436     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kewahatchie 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 Kewahatchie), 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 Kewahatchie.



 
 
 

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