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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Truss Ferry.

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Around Truss Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the west of Truss Ferry. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the west of Truss Ferry and has a population of 85,000 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 from Truss Ferry and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   E   23 miles [37 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   W   31 miles [49.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Avondale Village   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Coal City   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Colony   [Map]   ---   SE   Less than 2 miles
Cook's Springs   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cropwell   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Eastaboga   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glen City   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   6,491   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Logan Martin Dam   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Odenville   [Map]   3,743   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ragland   [Map]   1,697   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Riverside   [Map]   2,316   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Wattsville   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Windsong Island   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Talladega County ...

Truss Ferry is located in Talladega County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Talladega County: Calhoun, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Saint Clair & Shelby.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Truss Ferry ...

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.

Blue Eye   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East of Truss Ferry   [Map]
Colony   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Dunrowin   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Enchanted Hills   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
England Isle   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Eureka   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Eureka Shores   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Glen City   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Halls Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Harrisburg   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Hunting Ridge   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lincoln   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Mays Bend   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Park Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Pine Orchard   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Windsong Island   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Truss Ferry. 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 Truss Ferry. 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 Truss Ferry ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   WSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NNE   28 miles [45.1 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 Truss Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Truss Ferry. 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   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   102 miles [164.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   177 miles [284.9 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   199 miles [320.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   57 miles [91.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   79 miles [127.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   88 miles [141.6 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   WSW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NNE   28 miles [45.1 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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 Truss Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Truss Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5765, Longitude: -86.2139     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Truss Ferry 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 Truss Ferry), 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 Truss Ferry.



 
 
 

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