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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Lockhart ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the east of where Lockhart would have been located. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the south of Lockhart and has a population of 98,300 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 Lockhart and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,423   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   E   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bankston   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Barney   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Bazemore   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Berry   [Map]   1,113   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Carbon Hill   [Map]   1,975   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cordova   [Map]   2,028   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Corona   [Map]   ---   E   Less than 2 miles
Eldridge   [Map]   128   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Goodsprings   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kansas   [Map]   221   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oakman   [Map]   760   E   5 miles [8 km]
Parrish   [Map]   963   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Patton   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Rossland City   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Townley   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Walker County ...

Lockhart would have been located within present day Walker County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Walker County: Blount, Cullman, Fayette, Jefferson, Marion, Tuscaloosa & Winston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Lockhart ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   WNW   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 Lockhart.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lockhart. 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   ESE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   169 miles [272 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   172 miles [276.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   175 miles [281.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   224 miles [360.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   229 miles [368.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   71 miles [114.3 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   WNW   37 miles [59.5 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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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 Lockhart.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lockhart. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7090, Longitude: -87.4806     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lockhart 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 Lockhart), 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 Lockhart.



 
 
 

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