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Miller Ferry, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Miller Ferry.

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Around Miller Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the east of Miller Ferry. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the southwest of Miller Ferry and has a population of 98,300 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 from Miller Ferry and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   E   29 miles [46.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Barney   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bull City   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Burnwell   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cordova   [Map]   2,028   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dora   [Map]   1,960   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Goodsprings   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oakahalla   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oakman   [Map]   760   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Parrish   [Map]   963   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Quinton   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Reeds Ferry   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rock Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Twilley Town   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
West Jefferson   [Map]   336   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Walker County ...

Miller Ferry is located in 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 Miller Ferry.

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

Airports Near Miller Ferry ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   N   42 miles [67.6 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 Miller Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Miller Ferry. 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   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   161 miles [259.1 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   177 miles [284.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   185 miles [297.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   215 miles [346 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   219 miles [352.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   N   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
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Miller Ferry. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.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 Miller Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Miller Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6007, Longitude: -87.2300     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Miller Ferry 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 Miller Ferry), 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 Miller Ferry.



 
 
 

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