RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >> >>
 
   
 

Knoxville, Alabama
(Greene County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

 The location of Knoxville 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(Location provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for Knoxville
and the surrounding area.
 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Alabama
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Alabama

Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Knoxville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the northeast of Knoxville. Tuscaloosa has a population of 98,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Northport. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the northeast of Knoxville and has a population of 24,800 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 Knoxville and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,381   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,898   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,704   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,148   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Lake View   [Map]   2,114   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,447   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,460   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,415   SE   41 miles [66 km]
York   [Map]   2,399   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   23,168   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,616   W   45 miles [72.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Akron   [Map]   337   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Boligee   [Map]   309   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Buhl   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Clinton   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coker   [Map]   978   N   18 miles [29 km]
Duncanville   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Elrod   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oak Village   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ralph   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Sawyerville   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Union   [Map]   223   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
West Greene   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Greene County ...

Knoxville is located in Greene County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Greene County: Hale, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter & Tuscaloosa.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Knoxville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SSW   37 miles [59.5 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 Knoxville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Knoxville. 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   71 miles [114.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   177 miles [284.9 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   188 miles [302.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   188 miles [302.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   199 miles [320.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   225 miles [362.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   E   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Alabama

About Greene County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Knoxville.

- Return to Citation

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Knoxville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Knoxville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knoxville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9923, Longitude: -87.7906     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Knoxville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Knoxville), 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.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Knoxville.



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Misc
 
Other   AL
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016
By John Hall