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Allenville, Alabama
(Hale County)

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Allenville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Selma. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the east of Allenville. Selma has a population of 19,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It lies just west of Allenville and has a population of 7,000 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 Allenville and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Brent   [Map]   4,919   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,773   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,642   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   W   37 miles [59.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Arcola   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Browns   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dayton   [Map]   49   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Faunsdale   [Map]   92   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Forkland   [Map]   597   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Freetown   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gallion   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Newbern   [Map]   178   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pin Hook   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Prairieville   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Providence   [Map]   210   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Safford   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sawyerville   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Thomaston   [Map]   391   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
The Village   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Hale County ...

Allenville is located in Hale County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hale County: Bibb, Greene, Marengo, Perry & Tuscaloosa.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Allenville ...

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.

Alfalfa   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West of Allenville   [Map]
Cedarville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Laneville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lock Five   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Prairieville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rabbityard   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Sunshine   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Uniontown   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Allenville. 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 Allenville. 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

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 Allenville ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNW   25 miles [40.2 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 Allenville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Allenville. 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   NE   90 miles [144.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   142 miles [228.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   153 miles [246.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   203 miles [326.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   220 miles [354.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   75 miles [120.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNW   25 miles [40.2 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
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
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
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Hale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Allenville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allenville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4910, Longitude: -87.6608     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allenville 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 Allenville), 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 Allenville.