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Introduction ...

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

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Around Phipps ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the north of Phipps. Tuscaloosa has a population of 98,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Phipps 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 from Phipps and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,898   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   E   46 miles [74 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,148   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,907   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,222   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,648   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   N   23 miles [37 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,260   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Selma   [Map]   19,519   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   3,849   SE   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Akron   [Map]   337   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Alberta City   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,704   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,648   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Duncanville   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,460   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oak Village   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ralph   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sawyerville   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Hale County ...

Phipps is located in Hale County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Phipps ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   E   23 miles [37 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SSE   29 miles [46.7 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 Phipps.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Phipps. 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   61 miles [98.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   170 miles [273.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   178 miles [286.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   184 miles [296.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   203 miles [326.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   225 miles [362.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   77 miles [123.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   E   23 miles [37 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SW   41 miles [66 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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
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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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 Phipps.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Phipps. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9296, Longitude: -87.5028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Phipps 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 Phipps), 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 Phipps.



 
 
 

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