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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Winfield ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the south of Winfield. Tuscaloosa has a population of 98,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Northport. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the south of Winfield and has a population of 24,800 people.

For comparison, Winfield has a population of 4,600 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
Cordova   [Map]   2,028   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,322   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sumiton   [Map]   2,418   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,397   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]   2,039   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   23,168   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   NW   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bazemore   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beaverton   [Map]   187   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bluff   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   884   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Carbon Hill   [Map]   1,975   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eldridge   [Map]   128   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Farriss   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   498   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   173   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Kansas   [Map]   221   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kirkland   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lynn   [Map]   641   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Natural Bridge   [Map]   36   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Twin   [Map]   389   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Marion County ...

Winfield is primarily located in Marion County. A portion of Winfield extends into Fayette County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Walker, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Monroe (MS).

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winfield ...

Looking for more information about Winfield? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Winfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Winfield.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Winfield ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   N   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 Winfield.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Winfield. 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   65 miles [104.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   145 miles [233.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   164 miles [263.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   194 miles [312.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   241 miles [387.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   57 miles [91.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NE   76 miles [122.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   WSW   18 miles [29 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   N   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
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Winfield: www.winfieldcity.org/

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 Winfield.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9275, Longitude: -87.7995     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Winfield 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 Winfield), 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 Winfield.



 
 
 

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