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 The location of West Corona 

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to West Corona.

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Around West Corona ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of West Corona. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the south of West Corona 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 from West Corona and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,423   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   E   46 miles [74 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   E   47 miles [75.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bankston   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bazemore   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Berry   [Map]   1,113   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Carbon Hill   [Map]   1,975   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cordova   [Map]   2,028   E   18 miles [29 km]
Corona   [Map]   ---   E   Less than 2 miles
Eldridge   [Map]   128   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Goodsprings   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kansas   [Map]   221   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oakman   [Map]   760   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Parrish   [Map]   963   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Patton   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Rossland City   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Slicklizzard   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Townley   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Walker County ...

West Corona is located in Walker County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Walker County: Blount, Cullman, Fayette, Jefferson, Marion, Tuscaloosa & Winston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near West Corona ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   W   18 miles [29 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   WNW   36 miles [57.9 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 West Corona.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from West Corona. 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   44 miles [70.8 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   168 miles [270.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   173 miles [278.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   176 miles [283.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   224 miles [360.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   229 miles [368.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   71 miles [114.3 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   W   18 miles [29 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNE   31 miles [49.9 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   WNW   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Walker County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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 West Corona.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Corona. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7087, Longitude: -87.4983     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Corona 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 West Corona), 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 West Corona.



 
 
 

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