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Adamsville, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Adamsville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the southeast of Adamsville. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southwest of Adamsville and has a population of 99,500 people.

For comparison, Adamsville has a population of 4,400 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 Adamsville and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   23 miles [37 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Alden   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Brookside   [Map]   1,323   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cardiff   [Map]   54   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Daisey City   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Docena   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Edgewater   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Forestdale   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Graysville   [Map]   2,107   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Maytown   [Map]   371   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Minor   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Mulga   [Map]   822   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Pinkney City   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Scarlet Town   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Watson   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Adamsville is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

Although it doesn't share a border with Jefferson County, Winston is close to Adamsville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Adamsville ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Booker Heights   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest of Adamsville   [Map]
Flat Top   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Glasgow   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Glover Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Grays Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Graysville   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Graysville Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Jet   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Maytown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Merrywood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Red Wine   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Republic   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Scarlet Town   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Union Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adamsville ...

Looking for more information about Adamsville? 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 Adamsville, 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 Adamsville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Parks for Alabama

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Adamsville Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Adamsville

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Alabama

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Adamsville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   31 miles [49.9 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 Adamsville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Adamsville. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   146 miles [235 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   174 miles [280 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   197 miles [317 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   216 miles [347.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   217 miles [349.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   72 miles [115.9 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   41 miles [66 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   S   46 miles [74 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
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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
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
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adamsville.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adamsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6064, Longitude: -86.9745     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adamsville 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 Adamsville), 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 Adamsville.