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Whaley Ferry, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Whaley Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Auburn. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the southeast of Whaley Ferry. Auburn has a population of 62,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is LaGrange (GA). It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the east of Whaley Ferry and has a population of 30,700 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 and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,844   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Lanett   [Map]   6,452   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   6,524   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,314   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   6,005   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,300   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,657   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,464   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Agricola   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Almond   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   981   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,150   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Daviston   [Map]   210   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Frog Eye   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Goldville   [Map]   54   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hackneyville   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   802   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kellyton   [Map]   200   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mellow Valley   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Motley   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
New Site   [Map]   755   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Our Town   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wadley   [Map]   738   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Tallapoosa County ...

Whaley Ferry is located in Tallapoosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tallapoosa County: Chambers, Clay, Coosa, Elmore, Lee, Macon & Randolph.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Whaley Ferry ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   WNW   33 miles [53.1 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 Whaley Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Whaley 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   NW   69 miles [111 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   90 miles [144.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   57 miles [91.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SW   58 miles [93.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   WSW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   SSE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   WNW   33 miles [53.1 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        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
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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 Whaley Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whaley Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9723, Longitude: -85.7741     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whaley 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 Whaley 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 Whaley Ferry.



 
 
 

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