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White Oak, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to White Oak.

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Around White Oak ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Florence. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the northeast of White Oak. Florence has a population of 40,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southwest of White Oak and has a population of 35,700 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 White Oak and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Baldwyn (MS)   [Map]   3,339   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,816   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Corinth (MS)   [Map]   14,866   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   5,004   W   41 miles [66 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Belgreen   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Burntout   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cherokee   [Map]   1,014   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,486   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hodges   [Map]   285   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Littleville   [Map]   990   E   18 miles [29 km]
Phil Campbell   [Map]   1,235   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spruce Pine   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Vina   [Map]   357   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]   2,039   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Golden (MS)   [Map]   190   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Iuka (MS)   [Map]   3,001   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Paden (MS)   [Map]   115   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tishomingo (MS)   [Map]   338   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Franklin County ...

White Oak is located in Franklin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Franklin County: Colbert, Lawrence, Marion, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Tishomingo (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near White Oak ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   S   29 miles [46.7 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 White Oak.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from White Oak. 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   SE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   117 miles [188.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   131 miles [210.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   213 miles [342.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   E   69 miles [111 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   WSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   ENE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   SE   29 miles [46.7 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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Franklin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 White Oak.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Oak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5476, Longitude: -87.9945     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White Oak 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 White Oak), 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 White Oak.



 
 
 

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