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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Reeds Ferry.

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Around Reeds Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the southeast of Reeds Ferry. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southwest of Reeds Ferry 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 Reeds Ferry and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adamsville   [Map]   4,360   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Barney   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Burnwell   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cordova   [Map]   2,014   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dora   [Map]   1,946   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Goodsprings   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Graysville   [Map]   2,107   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Media   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Oakahalla   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Quinton   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Robbins Crossroads   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sayre   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sumiton   [Map]   2,407   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Twilley Town   [Map]   ---   E   Less than 2 miles
West Jefferson   [Map]   331   E   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Walker County ...

Reeds Ferry is located in Walker County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Walker County: Blount, Cullman, Fayette, Jefferson, Marion, Tuscaloosa & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Reeds Ferry ...

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.

Barney   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest of Reeds Ferry   [Map]
Bryan   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Dovertown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Flat Creek   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Flat Top   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Glover Ferry   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
High Level   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Media   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Pumpkin Center   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Red Star   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Snowtown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Williams Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   41 miles [66 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 Reeds Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Reeds Ferry. 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   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   154 miles [247.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   171 miles [275.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   188 miles [302.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   220 miles [354.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   222 miles [357.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   69 miles [111 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NNE   44 miles [70.8 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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
 
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
 
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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Walker County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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 Reeds Ferry.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Reeds Ferry. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Reeds Ferry

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reeds Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6661, Longitude: -87.1202     [Map].

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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 Reeds Ferry), 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 Reeds Ferry.



 
 
 

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