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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Parker ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Meridian (MS). It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the southwest of Parker. Meridian (MS) has a population of 39,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southeast of Parker and has a population of 7,100 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,381   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,798   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,687   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Linden   [Map]   2,025   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,447   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,460   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,415   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
York   [Map]   2,399   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Brooksville (MS)   [Map]   1,173   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
De Kalb (MS)   [Map]   1,057   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,616   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Marion (MS)   [Map]   1,574   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Arrington   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bellamy   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boligee   [Map]   309   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clinton   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cuba   [Map]   321   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Emelle   [Map]   50   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Epes   [Map]   183   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Forkland   [Map]   601   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   197   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Geiger   [Map]   161   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Intercourse   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Moore Town   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ward   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
West Greene   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Sumter County ...

Parker is located in Sumter County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sumter County: Choctaw, Greene, Marengo, Pickens, Kemper (MS), Lauderdale (MS) & Noxubee (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Parker ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   WSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   NNW   40 miles [64.4 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 Parker.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Parker. 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   NE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   160 miles [257.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   177 miles [284.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   195 miles [313.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   226 miles [363.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   255 miles [410.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SW   105 miles [169 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   105 miles [169 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   W   113 miles [181.9 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   SW   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   WSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Macon Muni.   [Map]   20M   NNW   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [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
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel 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
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers International 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 Parker.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parker. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6387, Longitude: -88.1678     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parker 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 Parker), 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 Parker.



 
 
 

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