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Introduction ...

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

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Around Osborn ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northwest of Osborn. Tuscaloosa has a population of 98,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Prattville. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of Osborn and has a population of 35,400 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 Osborn and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,898   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,168   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,148   W   41 miles [66 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,447   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   E   46 miles [74 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,648   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Selma   [Map]   19,519   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   3,849   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Billingsley   [Map]   141   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Browns   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,704   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
East Town   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Jones   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lawley   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   704   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marion Junction   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Newbern   [Map]   179   W   23 miles [37 km]
Plantersville   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Randolph   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sprott   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Stanton   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sunset Mill Village   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Perry County ...

Osborn is located in Perry County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Perry County: Bibb, Chilton, Dallas, Hale & Marengo.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Osborn ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   ENE   32 miles [51.5 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 Osborn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Osborn. 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   NNE   64 miles [103 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   152 miles [244.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   156 miles [251.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   170 miles [273.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   230 miles [370.1 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   239 miles [384.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   51 miles [82.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   SSE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   ENE   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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 

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

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.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 Osborn.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Osborn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6837, Longitude: -87.1431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Osborn 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 Osborn), 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 Osborn.



 
 
 

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