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Introduction ...

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

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Around Mansfield ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Mansfield. Tuscaloosa has a population of 98,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Northport. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southeast of Mansfield 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 starting from Mansfield and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,322   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   N   41 miles [66 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,397   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   23,168   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Okolona (MS)   [Map]   2,638   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Verona (MS)   [Map]   3,054   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
West Point (MS)   [Map]   10,990   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bazemore   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beaverton   [Map]   187   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Belk   [Map]   210   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bluff   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   884   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Detroit   [Map]   227   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   498   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   173   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hightogy   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kirkland   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sulligent   [Map]   1,844   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Twin   [Map]   389   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Vernon   [Map]   1,895   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gattman (MS)   [Map]   87   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Lamar County ...

Mansfield is located in Lamar County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lamar County: Fayette, Marion, Pickens, Lowndes (MS) & Monroe (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Mansfield ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   N   18 miles [29 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   M40   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   S   32 miles [51.5 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 Mansfield.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mansfield. 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   72 miles [115.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   140 miles [225.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   173 miles [278.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   204 miles [328.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   237 miles [381.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNE   64 miles [103 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NE   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   N   18 miles [29 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   M40   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   S   32 miles [51.5 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
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        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
 
Golden Triangle Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGTR)   [Map]
        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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mansfield. 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 Mansfield.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mansfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8543, Longitude: -87.9742     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mansfield 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 Mansfield), 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 Mansfield.



 
 
 

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