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Mays Crossroads, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Mays Crossroads.

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Around Mays Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Atmore. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Mays Crossroads. Atmore has a population of 10,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Monroeville. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the east of Mays Crossroads and has a population of 6,100 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 Mays Crossroads and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Butler   [Map]   1,773   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Chatom   [Map]   1,231   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Citronelle   [Map]   3,885   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,961   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Excel   [Map]   665   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,212   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,478   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,907   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,510   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   912   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Leakesville (MS)   [Map]   921   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Waynesboro (MS)   [Map]   4,944   W   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Alma   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bassetts Creek   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bigbee   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bladon Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coffeeville   [Map]   334   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Frankville   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hobson   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Leroy   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rockville   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Saint Stephen's   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Salitpa   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Stave Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sunflower   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wagarville   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Walker Springs   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Clarke County ...

Mays Crossroads is located in Clarke County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Clarke County: Baldwin, Choctaw, Marengo, Mobile, Monroe, Washington & Wilcox.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mays Crossroads ...

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.

Ballfield Landing   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West of Mays Crossroads   [Map]
Carson   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Christmas Landing   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Clarksville   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Frankville   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Leroy   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Oil Well Landing   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Tattlersville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Toddtown   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Mays Crossroads. 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 Mays Crossroads. 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 Mays Crossroads ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 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 Mays Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mays Crossroads. 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
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   116 miles [186.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   153 miles [246.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SSW   64 miles [103 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   S   67 miles [107.8 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   WSW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   W   79 miles [127.1 km]
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl. (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]   GPT   SW   104 miles [167.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ENE   105 miles [169 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 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.

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
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi 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 Mays Crossroads. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Mays Crossroads.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mays Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6038, Longitude: -87.9875     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mays Crossroads 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 Mays Crossroads), 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 Mays Crossroads.


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