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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pennsylvania Camp.

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Around Pennsylvania Camp ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the east of where Pennsylvania Camp would have been located. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the southwest of Pennsylvania Camp and has a population of 98,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pennsylvania Camp and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   E   23 miles [37 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Barney   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Burnwell   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cordova   [Map]   2,028   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dora   [Map]   1,960   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Goodsprings   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Oakahalla   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oakman   [Map]   760   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Parrish   [Map]   963   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Patton   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Quinton   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Reeds Ferry   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Sipsey   [Map]   426   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sumiton   [Map]   2,418   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Twilley Town   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
West Jefferson   [Map]   336   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Walker County ...

Pennsylvania Camp would have been located within present day Walker County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Walker County: Blount, Cullman, Fayette, Jefferson, Marion, Tuscaloosa & Winston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Pennsylvania Camp ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   42 miles [67.6 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 Pennsylvania Camp.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pennsylvania Camp. 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   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   160 miles [257.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   171 miles [275.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   183 miles [294.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   220 miles [354.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   223 miles [358.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   106 miles [170.6 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NNW   47 miles [75.6 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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama 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
 

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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 Pennsylvania Camp.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pennsylvania Camp. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6734, Longitude: -87.2181     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pennsylvania Camp 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 Pennsylvania Camp), 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 Pennsylvania Camp.



 
 
 

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