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Introduction ...

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

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Around Samaria ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the north of Samaria. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Montgomery. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southeast of Samaria and has a population of 201,000 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 Samaria and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   E   41 miles [66 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   N   46 miles [74 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Selma   [Map]   19,519   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   N   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Billingsley   [Map]   141   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   N   Less than 2 miles
Jemison   [Map]   2,619   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lawley   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   704   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marbury   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Merrell Beach   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mountain Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pine Grove Village   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Randolph   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Stanton   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   2,044   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Verbena   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
White City   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Chilton County ...

Samaria is located in Chilton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Chilton County: Autauga, Bibb, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore & Shelby.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Samaria ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   NNE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   SSW   38 miles [61.2 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 Samaria.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Samaria. 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   51 miles [82.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   139 miles [223.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   161 miles [259.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   165 miles [265.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   228 miles [366.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   NNE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   SSW   38 miles [61.2 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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        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
 
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 Samaria.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Samaria. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8190, Longitude: -86.6319     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Samaria 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 Samaria), 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 Samaria.



 
 
 

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