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Poseys Crossroads, Alabama
(Chilton County)

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Poseys Crossroads.

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Around Poseys Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the north of Poseys Crossroads. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Poseys Crossroads and has a population of 99,500 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 Poseys Crossroads and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   N   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Brierfield   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Eddings   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jemison   [Map]   2,616   E   5 miles [8 km]
Lawley   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   703   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oakley   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Oakmulgee   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Randolph   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Stanton   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   2,052   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wilton   [Map]   682   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Chilton County ...

Poseys Crossroads is located in Chilton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Chilton County: Autauga, Bibb, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore & Shelby.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Poseys Crossroads ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Active   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest of Poseys Crossroads   [Map]
Dry Valley   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Mars Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Maud   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
New Convert   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Randolph   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rocky Mount   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sand Mountain   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Tucker   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Union Grove   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Valley Junction   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama

National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Poseys Crossroads ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   N   26 miles [41.8 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 Poseys Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Poseys Crossroads. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   146 miles [235 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   170 miles [273.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   171 miles [275.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   220 miles [354.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   231 miles [371.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   85 miles [136.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   N   26 miles [41.8 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
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        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
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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Chilton County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poseys Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9368, Longitude: -86.8330     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Poseys Crossroads 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 Poseys Crossroads), 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 Poseys Crossroads.


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