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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Valley Creek.

This page contains four sections:

Around Valley Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northeast of Valley Creek. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the west of Valley Creek and has a population of 98,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Valley Creek and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   E   5 miles [8 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   E   18 miles [29 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Adger   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Brighton   [Map]   2,862   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Concord   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kimbrell   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake View   [Map]   2,114   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,155   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
McCalla   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
North Johns   [Map]   142   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rock Creek   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Tannehill   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Valley Creek is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Valley Creek ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NNW   38 miles [61.2 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 Valley Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Valley Creek. 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   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   153 miles [246.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   190 miles [305.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   201 miles [323.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   201 miles [323.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   203 miles [326.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   87 miles [140 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   98 miles [157.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NNW   38 miles [61.2 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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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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 Valley Creek.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3876, Longitude: -87.0722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Valley Creek 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 Valley Creek), 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 Valley Creek.



 
 
 

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