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Introduction ...

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

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Around Labuco ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the east of Labuco. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of Labuco and has a population of 98,300 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 Labuco and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   E   23 miles [37 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   N   41 miles [66 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Adamsville   [Map]   4,400   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Alden   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Barney   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Burnwell   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dora   [Map]   1,960   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Graysville   [Map]   2,096   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Maytown   [Map]   374   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mulga   [Map]   819   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oakahalla   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pinkney City   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Quinton   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Reeds Ferry   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sylvan Springs   [Map]   1,524   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Twilley Town   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
West Jefferson   [Map]   336   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Labuco is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Labuco ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   N   41 miles [66 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 Labuco.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Labuco. 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   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   153 miles [246.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   175 miles [281.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   192 miles [309 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   216 miles [347.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   218 miles [350.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   73 miles [117.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   N   41 miles [66 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   W   42 miles [67.6 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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
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
 
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
 

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.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 Labuco.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Labuco. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6096, Longitude: -87.0892     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Labuco 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 Labuco), 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 Labuco.



 
 
 

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