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Introduction ...

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

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Around Morris Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the south of Morris Ferry. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the east of Morris Ferry and has a population of 62,100 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 Morris Ferry and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   12,059   N   46 miles [74 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,648   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Selma   [Map]   19,519   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Booth   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Coosada   [Map]   1,240   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Deatsville   [Map]   1,157   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,271   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Equality   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hissop   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Holtville   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Marbury   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mountain Creek   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rockford   [Map]   449   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Titus   [Map]   ---   NE   Less than 2 miles
Verbena   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Elmore County ...

Morris Ferry is located in Elmore County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Elmore County: Autauga, Chilton, Coosa, Macon, Montgomery & Tallapoosa.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Morris Ferry ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   31 miles [49.9 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 Morris Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Morris 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   NNW   64 miles [103 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   128 miles [206 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   153 miles [246.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   161 miles [259.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   64 miles [103 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   82 miles [132 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   N   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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County 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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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 Morris Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morris Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7001, Longitude: -86.3478     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morris 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 Morris 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 Morris Ferry.



 
 
 

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