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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around York ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Meridian (MS). It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the west of York. Meridian (MS) has a population of 39,700 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the east of York and has a population of 7,100 people.

For comparison, York has a population of 2,400 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 York and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,381   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,798   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,387   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Linden   [Map]   2,025   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,414   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,415   E   46 miles [74 km]
De Kalb (MS)   [Map]   1,057   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Decatur (MS)   [Map]   1,797   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,616   N   46 miles [74 km]
Marion (MS)   [Map]   1,574   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Quitman (MS)   [Map]   2,209   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Scooba (MS)   [Map]   702   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Stonewall (MS)   [Map]   1,031   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Union (MS)   [Map]   1,987   W   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Arrington   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bellamy   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cromwell   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cuba   [Map]   321   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Emelle   [Map]   50   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Epes   [Map]   183   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Intercourse   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jachin   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lisman   [Map]   505   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Moore Town   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pelham   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ward   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Electric Mills (MS)   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vimville (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Whynot (MS)   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Sumter County ...

York is located in Sumter County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sumter County: Choctaw, Greene, Marengo, Pickens, Kemper (MS), Lauderdale (MS) & Noxubee (MS).

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for York ...

Looking for more information about York? 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 York, 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 York.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near York ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Clarke Co. Airport   [Map]   23M   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   ENE   39 miles [62.8 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   N   43 miles [69.2 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 York.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from York. 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   NE   116 miles [186.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   153 miles [246.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   173 miles [278.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   200 miles [321.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   237 miles [381.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NE   64 miles [103 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   SW   101 miles [162.5 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   W   104 miles [167.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Clarke Co. Airport   [Map]   23M   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   ENE   39 miles [62.8 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   N   43 miles [69.2 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis 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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers International 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 York.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in York. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- York) 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 York. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from York

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in York. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4886, Longitude: -88.2984     [Map].

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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 York), 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 York.



 
 
 

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