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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Scott Ford.

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Around Scott Ford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Florence. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the northeast of Scott Ford. Florence has a population of 40,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the west of Scott Ford and has a population of 35,700 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   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   S   46 miles [74 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Baldwyn (MS)   [Map]   3,339   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,816   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   5,004   W   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,047   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Belgreen   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Boar Tush   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Burntout   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,486   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hodges   [Map]   285   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Littleville   [Map]   990   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Phil Campbell   [Map]   1,235   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Spruce Pine   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Vina   [Map]   357   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]   2,039   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Golden (MS)   [Map]   190   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oakland (MS)   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Tremont (MS)   [Map]   466   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

Franklin County ...

Scott Ford is located in Franklin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Franklin County: Colbert, Lawrence, Marion, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Tishomingo (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Scott Ford ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NNE   31 miles [49.9 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 Scott Ford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Scott Ford. 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   SE   87 miles [140 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   125 miles [201.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   139 miles [223.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   81 miles [130.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ESE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   NNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   NNE   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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 Scott Ford.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scott Ford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3709, Longitude: -87.9195     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scott Ford 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 Scott Ford), 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 Scott Ford.



 
 
 

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