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Introduction ...

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

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Around Wood Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rome (GA). It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the east of Wood Ferry. Rome (GA) has a population of 36,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the southwest of Wood Ferry and has a population of 36,100 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 Wood Ferry and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   N   23 miles [37 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,222   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,615   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,580   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,572   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cedartown (GA)   [Map]   9,841   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
LaFayette (GA)   [Map]   7,173   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ballplay   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Banner   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,802   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,570   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Coat's Bend   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,973   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cotnam   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dawson   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Edwardsville   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gaylesville   [Map]   144   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,301   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Howells Crossroads   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   1,014   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sand Rock   [Map]   558   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Cherokee County ...

Wood Ferry is located in Cherokee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cherokee County: Calhoun, Cleburne, DeKalb, Etowah, Chattooga (GA), Floyd (GA) & Polk (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Wood Ferry ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   ENE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   N   24 miles [38.6 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 Wood Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wood 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   WSW   68 miles [109.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   83 miles [133.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WNW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Centre Muni.   [Map]   C22   ENE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cherokee Co. Rgnl.   [Map]   PYP   ESE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   WSW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   N   24 miles [38.6 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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 

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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 Wood Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wood Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1157, Longitude: -85.7652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wood 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 Wood 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 Wood Ferry.



 
 
 

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