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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rutledge Springs.

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Around Rutledge Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It lies just northeast of Rutledge Springs. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of Rutledge Springs 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   E   11 miles [17.7 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brighton   [Map]   2,833   S   Less than 2 miles
Concord   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Edgewater   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   NE   Less than 2 miles
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,133   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mason City   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
McDonald Chapel   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,171   E   Less than 2 miles
Minor   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,177   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   SE   Less than 2 miles

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

Jefferson County ...

Rutledge Springs is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rutledge Springs ...

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.

Bush   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest of Rutledge Springs   [Map]
Cottage Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Crescent Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Dolomite   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Falls Junction   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Garywood   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Glenview   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Gordon Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Green Acres   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Hillman   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hillman Gardens   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Hillman Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Industrial City   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Ivanhoe   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jones Valley   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Martins   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Park Courts   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Pauls Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Vineland Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Walnut Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   21 miles [33.8 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 Rutledge Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rutledge Springs. 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   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   145 miles [233.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   184 miles [296.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   204 miles [328.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   206 miles [331.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   207 miles [333.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   41 miles [66 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   81 miles [130.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama 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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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 Rutledge Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.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 Rutledge Springs.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rutledge Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4612, Longitude: -86.9475     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rutledge Springs 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 Rutledge Springs), 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 Rutledge Springs.



 
 
 

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