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Sherwood Forest, Alabama
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 The location of Sherwood Forest 

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sherwood Forest.

This page contains four sections:

Around Sherwood Forest ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of Sherwood Forest. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the southeast of Sherwood Forest and has a population of 62,100 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   SW   Less than 2 miles
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   12,059   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   W   41 miles [66 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,420   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,464   E   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Agricola   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,150   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Daviston   [Map]   210   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Equality   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Goldville   [Map]   54   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,343   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hackneyville   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hissop   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hollins   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   802   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kellyton   [Map]   200   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mount Olive   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
New Site   [Map]   755   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Our Town   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ray   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Tallapoosa County ...

Sherwood Forest is located in Tallapoosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tallapoosa County: Chambers, Clay, Coosa, Elmore, Lee, Macon & Randolph.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Sherwood Forest ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   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 Sherwood Forest.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sherwood Forest. 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   NW   64 miles [103 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   98 miles [157.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   NNE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International 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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts 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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sherwood Forest. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Sherwood Forest.

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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 Sherwood Forest. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sherwood Forest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherwood Forest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9451, Longitude: -85.9152     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sherwood Forest 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 Sherwood Forest), 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 Sherwood Forest.



 
 
 

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