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The location of Labuco

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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 99,500 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 Labuco and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   41 miles [66 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   E   46 miles [74 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adamsville   [Map]   4,360   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]   1,946   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Graysville   [Map]   2,107   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Maytown   [Map]   371   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Media   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mulga   [Map]   822   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oakahalla   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Quinton   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Reeds Ferry   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sylvan Springs   [Map]   1,509   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Twilley Town   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
West Jefferson   [Map]   331   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.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Labuco ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Alliance   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest of Labuco   [Map]
Flat Creek   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Flat Top   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Glover Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Maxine   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Media   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pumpkin Center   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Reeds Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Short Creek   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Snowtown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Wilderness Garden   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Williams Ferry   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

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.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Labuco. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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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