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Introduction ...

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

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Around Tucker ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Northport. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the south of Tucker. Northport has a population of 24,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Columbus (MS). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southwest of Tucker and has a population of 23,200 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 starting from Tucker and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Cordova   [Map]   2,028   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,322   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sumiton   [Map]   2,418   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,397   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]   2,039   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   NW   41 miles [66 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bazemore   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beaverton   [Map]   187   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bluff   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   884   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Carbon Hill   [Map]   1,975   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eldridge   [Map]   128   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Farriss   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   498   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   173   W   5 miles [8 km]
Kansas   [Map]   221   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kirkland   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lynn   [Map]   641   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Natural Bridge   [Map]   36   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Twin   [Map]   389   NW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Marion County ...

Tucker is located in Marion County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Walker, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Monroe (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Tucker ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   S   18 miles [29 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   N   32 miles [51.5 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 Tucker.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tucker. 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   ESE   65 miles [104.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   145 miles [233.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   161 miles [259.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   193 miles [310.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   243 miles [391.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   52 miles [83.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   54 miles [86.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NE   73 miles [117.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   S   18 miles [29 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   WSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   N   32 miles [51.5 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tucker. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

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 Tucker.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tucker. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9709, Longitude: -87.7736     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tucker 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 Tucker), 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 Tucker.



 
 
 

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