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Beaverton, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Beaverton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northwest of Beaverton. Tupelo (MS) has a population of 38,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Columbus (MS). It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southwest of Beaverton and has a population of 24,600 people.

For comparison, Beaverton has a population of 190 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Beaverton and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Fayette   [Map]   4,432   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,074   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,739   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,119   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,391   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,066   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Guntown (MS)   [Map]   2,720   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Okolona (MS)   [Map]   2,618   W   41 miles [66 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   5,008   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Verona (MS)   [Map]   3,019   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
West Point (MS)   [Map]   10,880   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Bazemore   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Bluff   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   879   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Detroit   [Map]   227   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   492   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   170   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,305   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hightogy   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kirkland   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Sulligent   [Map]   1,849   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Twin   [Map]   387   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Vernon   [Map]   1,896   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gattman (MS)   [Map]   87   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Lamar County ...

Beaverton is located in Lamar County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lamar County: Fayette, Marion, Pickens, Lowndes (MS) & Monroe (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Beaverton ...

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.

Blooming Grove   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South of Beaverton   [Map]
Bluff   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Crews   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hays Ford   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Henson Springs   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Moscow   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pikeville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pine Springs   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Twin   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Wayside   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beaverton ...

Looking for more information about Beaverton? 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 Beaverton, 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 Beaverton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

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 Beaverton ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   M40   W   27 miles [43.5 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 Beaverton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Beaverton. 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   77 miles [123.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   134 miles [215.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   169 miles [272 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   207 miles [333.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   54 miles [86.9 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   M40   W   27 miles [43.5 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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [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
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Lamar County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Beaverton. 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 Beaverton.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beaverton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9354, Longitude: -88.0218     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beaverton 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 Beaverton), 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 Beaverton.