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Introduction ...

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

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Around Moores Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the north of Moores Crossroads. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the west of Moores Crossroads 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 Moores Crossroads and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   N   23 miles [37 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   N   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Brantleyville   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Brierfield   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   E   5 miles [8 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,168   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Eddings   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jemison   [Map]   2,619   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Maylene   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,648   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Oakley   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Saginaw   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sawmill Town   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Shelby   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Siluria   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Wilton   [Map]   687   SW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Shelby County ...

Moores Crossroads is located in Shelby County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Shelby County: Bibb, Chilton, Coosa, Jefferson, Saint Clair & Talladega.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Moores Crossroads ...

As we travel, we always find names that give pause: while some are interesting and others familiar, some names are simply curious along with those that just strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name and if time permits, we'll try to make a side-trip.

Alabaster   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North of Moores Crossroads   [Map]
Booth Ford   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Bucksville   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Bucktown (Historic)   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Cedar Crest   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Chapel Hill   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Chestnut Glen   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Chestnut Ridge   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Chimney Hills   -   18 miles [29 km] to the North   [Map]
Cloverdale   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Moores 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 Moores 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

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Moores Crossroads ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   SSE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   E   30 miles [48.3 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 Moores Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Moores 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   142 miles [228.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   185 miles [297.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   186 miles [299.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   205 miles [329.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   222 miles [357.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   84 miles [135.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   SSE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   E   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.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 Moores Crossroads.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moores Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1507, Longitude: -86.8264     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moores 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 Moores 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 Moores Crossroads.



 
 
 

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