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Introduction ...

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

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Around Brent ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northeast of Brent. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the northwest of Brent and has a population of 99,500 people.

For comparison, Brent has a population of 4,900 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 Brent and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,359   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brierfield   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,642   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Duncanville   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
East Town   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Eddings   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Italian Town   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lawley   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
North Bibb   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Oakley   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oakmulgee   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Randolph   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Scottsville   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Vance   [Map]   1,501   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
West Blocton   [Map]   1,263   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Bibb County ...

Brent is located in Bibb County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Bibb County: Chilton, Hale, Jefferson, Perry, Shelby & Tuscaloosa.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brent ...

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.

Choctaw Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the North of Brent   [Map]
Egypt (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Gary Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Goodson   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Harrisburg   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Jamesville   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Little Hope   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Pondville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Pratt Ferry (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Trio   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Youngbloods Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brent ...

Looking for more information about Brent? 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 Brent, 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 Brent.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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


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 Brent ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   W   40 miles [64.4 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 Brent.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brent. 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   NNE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   165 miles [265.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   170 miles [273.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   174 miles [280 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   216 miles [347.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   221 miles [355.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   63 miles [101.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   SSE   42 miles [67.6 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
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        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 Brent. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.us/

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 Brent.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brent. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brent

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brent. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9420, Longitude: -87.1752     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brent 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 Brent), 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 Brent.