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The location of Riderville

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Riderville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Riderville. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the north of Riderville and has a population of 85,000 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 Riderville and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,539   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   S   18 miles [29 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   E   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Billingsley   [Map]   141   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
East Town   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fremont   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jones   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lawley   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   703   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oakley   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Oakmulgee   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Plantersville   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Randolph   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sprott   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stanton   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sunset Mill Village   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   2,052   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Chilton County ...

Riderville 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 Riderville ...

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.

Bonita   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast of Riderville   [Map]
Dixie   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jones   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Maplesville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Panhandle   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Plantersville   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Stonewall   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Valley Creek Junction   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Vine Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 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 Riderville.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   S   23 miles [37 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   ESE   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 Riderville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Riderville. 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   N   62 miles [99.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   152 miles [244.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   153 miles [246.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   159 miles [255.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   238 miles [383 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   239 miles [384.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   S   23 miles [37 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   ESE   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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
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
 
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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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riderville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6774, Longitude: -86.9314     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Riderville 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 Riderville), 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 Riderville.



 
 
 

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