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The location of Powers

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Powers ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the north of Powers. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Alabaster. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Powers and has a population of 32,900 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 starting from Powers and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,019   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Akron   [Map]   334   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Alberta City   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Clinton   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coker   [Map]   985   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Duncanville   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   S   18 miles [29 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oak Village   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ralph   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sawyerville   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Union   [Map]   221   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Hale County ...

Powers is located in Hale County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Powers ...

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.

Cypress   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest of Powers   [Map]
Guinea   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Harper Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Havana   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hull   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Kings Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Maxwell   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Moundville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mountainbrook   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Ralph   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Powers. 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 Powers. 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 Powers ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NW   35 miles [56.3 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 Powers.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Powers. 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   66 miles [106.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   174 miles [280 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   183 miles [294.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   191 miles [307.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   195 miles [313.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   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   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   WNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   SSW   38 miles [61.2 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
 
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
 
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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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Powers. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9657, Longitude: -87.6558     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Powers 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 Powers), 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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