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Bainbridge Ferry, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Bainbridge Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northwest of Bainbridge Ferry. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the east of Bainbridge Ferry and has a population of 55,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Athens   [Map]   25,393   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Florence   [Map]   39,959   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,831   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,025   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,434   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lawrenceburg (TN)   [Map]   10,736   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Liberty Grove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
New Prospect (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Powell Chapel (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Pulaski (TN)   [Map]   7,758   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   W   47 miles [75.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Arnot   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Beach Grove   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cloverdale   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cypress Creek   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elgin   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ford City   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Green Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Killen   [Map]   977   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Leighton   [Map]   707   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
McGee Town   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nitrate City   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   591   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Spring Valley   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wilson Dam   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Zip City   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Colbert County ...

Bainbridge Ferry is located in Colbert County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Colbert County: Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence & Tishomingo (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bainbridge Ferry ...

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.

Florence   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest of Bainbridge Ferry   [Map]
Florence Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hickory Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Indian Springs   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Lake Coves   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lakeview   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Lakeview Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lakeview Highlands   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Listerhill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lockland   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Mount Pleasant (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Paradise Points   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Sky Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Twin Brooks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Village Pines   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Virginia Shores   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Woodlawn   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SE   18 miles [29 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 Bainbridge Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bainbridge 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SSE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   104 miles [167.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   134 miles [215.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   198 miles [318.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   48 miles [77.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Muscle Shoals Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lawrence Co. Airport   [Map]   9A4   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lawrenceburg Airport   [Map]   2M2   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   S   36 miles [57.9 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
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        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
John C. Tune Airport   (ICAO: KJWN)   [Map]
        Website for John C. Tune Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Bainbridge Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bainbridge Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8073, Longitude: -87.6103     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bainbridge 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 Bainbridge 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 Bainbridge Ferry.