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Introduction ...

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

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Around Richville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the south of Richville. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northwest of Richville and has a population of 84,800 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   E   23 miles [37 km]
Auburn   [Map]   62,059   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   12,059   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Selma   [Map]   19,519   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Deatsville   [Map]   1,157   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,271   S   18 miles [29 km]
Equality   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hissop   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Holtville   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kellyton   [Map]   200   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marbury   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mountain Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Ray   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Rockford   [Map]   449   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stewartville   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Titus   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Verbena   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Weogufka   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Coosa County ...

Richville is located in Coosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Coosa County: Chilton, Clay, Elmore, Shelby, Talladega & Tallapoosa.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Richville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   34 miles [54.7 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 Richville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Richville. 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   NNW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   123 miles [197.9 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   161 miles [259.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   169 miles [272 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   59 miles [95 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   82 miles [132 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Richville. 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 Richville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8151, Longitude: -86.3183     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Richville 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 Richville), 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 Richville.



 
 
 

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