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Introduction ...

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

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Around Arrington ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Meridian (MS). It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the west of Arrington. Meridian (MS) has a population of 39,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the east of Arrington 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 Arrington and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,357   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,773   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
De Kalb (MS)   [Map]   1,045   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,614   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Marion (MS)   [Map]   1,555   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Quitman (MS)   [Map]   2,189   SW   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellamy   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Boligee   [Map]   306   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Choctaw City   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cromwell   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cuba   [Map]   317   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Epes   [Map]   181   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Forkland   [Map]   597   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Intercourse   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jachin   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Moore Town   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Myrtlewood   [Map]   122   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Pelham   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pennington   [Map]   207   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pin Hook   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ward   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Sumter County ...

Arrington 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).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Arrington ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Brewersville   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast of Arrington   [Map]
Deans Landing   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Dug Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Intercourse   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Moore Town   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Moscow   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Moscow Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Scratch Hill   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Zion Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   ENE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   WSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   E   42 miles [67.6 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 Arrington.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Arrington. 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   108 miles [173.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   149 miles [239.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   167 miles [268.8 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   206 miles [331.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   227 miles [365.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SW   100 miles [160.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   101 miles [162.5 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   SW   107 miles [172.2 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   W   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   ENE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   WSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   E   42 miles [67.6 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
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers International 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery 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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Sumter County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Arrington.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arrington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4846, Longitude: -88.1192     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arrington 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 Arrington), 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 Arrington.