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Sardis, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

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Around Sardis ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the north of Sardis. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Prattville. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the north of Sardis and has a population of 35,400 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.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   9,063   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   27,978   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,774   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,845   W   18 miles [29 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,834   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   N   41 miles [66 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,658   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,719   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Troy   [Map]   18,853   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   N   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ada   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Davenport   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Deposit   [Map]   1,240   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goshen   [Map]   257   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grady   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Highland Home   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Honoraville   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kent   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lapine   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Petrey   [Map]   59   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ramer   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rutledge   [Map]   459   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sandy Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Social Town   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Crenshaw County ...

Sardis is located in Crenshaw County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Crenshaw County: Butler, Coffee, Covington, Lowndes, Montgomery & Pike.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Sardis ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   E   18 miles [29 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SSE   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 Sardis.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sardis. 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
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   98 miles [157.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   111 miles [178.6 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   117 miles [188.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   162 miles [260.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SE   64 miles [103 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   90 miles [144.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fort Deposit Airport   [Map]   67A   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Greenville Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
MacCrenshaw Meml.(ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]   PRN   WSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   E   18 miles [29 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Carl Folsom Airport   [Map]   14J   SSE   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.

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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
        Website for Jacksonville 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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
 
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 Sardis.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sardis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9029, Longitude: -86.3158     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sardis 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 Sardis), 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 Sardis.



 
 
 

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