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Introduction ...

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

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Around Kirk ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the east of Kirk. Tuscaloosa has a population of 98,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Northport. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the east of Kirk and has a population of 24,800 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,381   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,898   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Carbon Hill   [Map]   1,975   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,704   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,322   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lake View   [Map]   2,114   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,460   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Vernon   [Map]   1,895   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   23,168   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,616   W   39 miles [62.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Beaver Town   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Buhl   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   988   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coker   [Map]   978   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Echola   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elrod   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,687   N   5 miles [8 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
McMullen   [Map]   10   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
McShan   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ralph   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Reform   [Map]   1,632   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Union   [Map]   223   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Pickens County ...

Kirk is located in Pickens County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pickens County: Fayette, Greene, Lamar, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Lowndes (MS) & Noxubee (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Kirk ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Phillips Intl.   [Map]   ---   NW   35 miles [56.3 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 Kirk.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Kirk. 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   ENE   69 miles [111 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   172 miles [276.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   195 miles [313.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   201 miles [323.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   206 miles [331.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   210 miles [338 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   105 miles [169 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   108 miles [173.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Phillips Intl.   [Map]   ---   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   W   38 miles [61.2 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
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Golden Triangle Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGTR)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International 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
 
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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International 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 Kirk.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kirk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2415, Longitude: -87.8875     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kirk 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 Kirk), 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 Kirk.



 
 
 

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