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Pull Tight, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pull Tight.

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Around Pull Tight ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus (MS). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Pull Tight. Columbus (MS) has a population of 23,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Jasper. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the east of Pull Tight and has a population of 14,100 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 Pull Tight and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,322   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Sumiton   [Map]   2,418   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,397   W   46 miles [74 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bazemore   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Beaverton   [Map]   187   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bluff   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Boar Tush   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   884   E   Less than 2 miles
Delmar   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Eldridge   [Map]   128   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Farriss   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   498   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   173   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kansas   [Map]   221   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lynn   [Map]   641   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Natural Bridge   [Map]   36   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Twin   [Map]   389   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Marion County ...

Pull Tight is located in Marion County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Walker, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Monroe (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Pull Tight ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 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 Pull Tight.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pull Tight. 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   67 miles [107.8 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   143 miles [230.1 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   158 miles [254.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   194 miles [312.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   56 miles [90.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NE   71 miles [114.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   WNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   WSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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 Pull Tight.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pull Tight. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0212, Longitude: -87.7847     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pull Tight 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 Pull Tight), 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 Pull Tight.



 
 
 

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