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Brownville, Alabama
(Tuscaloosa County)

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Brownville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the southeast of Brownville. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bessemer. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the east of Brownville and has a population of 26,500 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 Brownville and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Adamsville   [Map]   4,360   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Brighton   [Map]   2,833   E   46 miles [74 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,708   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,432   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,171   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,177   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   24,561   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,614   W   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Alberta City   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bankston   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Buhl   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Coker   [Map]   985   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Echola   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Elrod   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,672   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Holt   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kennedy   [Map]   429   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Lake Front Village   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Reform   [Map]   1,616   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Samantha   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wood Village   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Tuscaloosa County ...

Brownville is located in Tuscaloosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tuscaloosa County: Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson & Pickens.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brownville ...

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.

Bridgeview   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East of Brownville   [Map]
Cherokee Shores   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Cove Park   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Edwardian Place   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Forest Green Park   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Gordo   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
High Cliff   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Highview   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lake Cove   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Pine Circle   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Samantha   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Willow Point   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Zion   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   SW   32 miles [51.5 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 Brownville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Brownville. 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   E   58 miles [93.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   170 miles [273.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   192 miles [309 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   198 miles [318.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   204 miles [328.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   213 miles [342.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   93 miles [149.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport(UBS/KUBS)   [Map]   UBS   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   NNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Phillips Intl.   [Map]   ---   WNW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   S   39 miles [62.8 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
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        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
Golden Triangle Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGTR)   [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
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
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.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 Brownville.

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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 Brownville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brownville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brownville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3926, Longitude: -87.7533     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brownville 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 Brownville), 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 Brownville.