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Pleasant Hill, Alabama
(Winston County)

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pleasant Hill.

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Around Pleasant Hill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Decatur. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the northeast of Pleasant Hill. Decatur has a population of 55,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Florence. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the north of Pleasant Hill and has a population of 40,000 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Adamsville   [Map]   4,400   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,281   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   741   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Arley   [Map]   352   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,047   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Boar Tush   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Delmar   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Double Springs   [Map]   1,056   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Falls City   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Farriss   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grayson   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Houston   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lynn   [Map]   641   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Natural Bridge   [Map]   36   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Nauvoo   [Map]   213   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Slicklizzard   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Winston County ...

Pleasant Hill is located in Winston County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Winston County: Cullman, Franklin, Lawrence, Marion & Walker.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Pleasant Hill ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   SSE   23 miles [37 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 Pleasant Hill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pleasant Hill. 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   SE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   138 miles [222.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   154 miles [247.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   177 miles [284.9 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   223 miles [358.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   69 miles [111 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   SSE   23 miles [37 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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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 Pleasant Hill.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2190, Longitude: -87.4431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill), 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 Pleasant Hill.



 
 
 

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