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 The location of Overbrook 

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Overbrook ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northwest of Overbrook. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the northwest of Overbrook and has a population of 84,800 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bon Air   [Map]   114   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Childersburg   [Map]   5,046   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Comerdale   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,343   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hollins   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kellyton   [Map]   200   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mignon   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Mount Olive   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   517   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stewartville   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Sycamore   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Weogufka   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Talladega County ...

Overbrook is located in Talladega County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Talladega County: Calhoun, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Saint Clair & Shelby.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Overbrook ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ESE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   WNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   ENE   25 miles [40.2 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.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Overbrook.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Overbrook. 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   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   108 miles [173.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   183 miles [294.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   191 miles [307.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   81 miles [130.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   84 miles [135.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ESE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   WNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   ENE   25 miles [40.2 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Overbrook.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Overbrook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1218, Longitude: -86.1983     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Overbrook 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 Overbrook), 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 Overbrook.



 
 
 

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