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Introduction ...

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

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Around Weston ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Florence. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the northeast of Weston. Florence has a population of 40,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the west of Weston and has a population of 35,700 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 Weston and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,397   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,816   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   23,168   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   5,004   W   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,047   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beaverton   [Map]   187   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   884   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Burntout   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Detroit   [Map]   227   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   173   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,322   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,486   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hodges   [Map]   285   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sulligent   [Map]   1,844   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Twin   [Map]   389   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Vina   [Map]   357   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Oakland (MS)   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tremont (MS)   [Map]   466   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Marion County ...

Weston 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 Weston.

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

Airports Near Weston ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SSE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   M40   SW   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 Weston.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Weston. 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   84 miles [135.2 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   126 miles [202.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   155 miles [249.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   209 miles [336.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   69 miles [111 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   78 miles [125.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SSE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   M40   SW   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
 
Tupelo Rgnl.   (TUP/KTUP)   [Map]
        Website for Tupelo Regional 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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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 Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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 Weston. 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 Weston.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Weston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Weston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1598, Longitude: -88.0320     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weston 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 Weston), 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 Weston.



 
 
 

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