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Midfield, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Midfield ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It lies just northeast of Midfield. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southwest of Midfield and has a population of 98,300 people.

For comparison, Midfield has a population of 5,200 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 Midfield and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   W   41 miles [66 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Brighton   [Map]   2,862   SW   Less than 2 miles
Concord   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Edgewater   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Fairfield   [Map]   10,907   N   Less than 2 miles
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,155   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mason City   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
McDonald Chapel   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Minor   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,260   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Shannon   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Midfield is located in Jefferson County.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Midfield ...

Looking for more information about Midfield? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Midfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Midfield.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Midfield. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Midfield ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<4>  NFDC<5>
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   20 miles [32.2 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.<6> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Midfield.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Midfield. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   144 miles [231.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   184 miles [296.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   205 miles [329.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   206 miles [331.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   82 miles [132 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   39 miles [62.8 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
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
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
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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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 Midfield.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Midfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Midfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Midfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4552, Longitude: -86.9225     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Midfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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<4>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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<5>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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<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Midfield), 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 Midfield.


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