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Introduction ...

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

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Around Bruceville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the northwest of Bruceville. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the northeast of Bruceville and has a population of 63,100 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Clayton   [Map]   2,904   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,128   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Eufaula   [Map]   12,404   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,869   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Ozark   [Map]   14,610   S   46 miles [74 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,759   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Armstrong   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Banks   [Map]   173   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cecil   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fort Davis   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hardaway   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
McClure Town   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Meeksville   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Needmore   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Orion   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Perote   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pine Level   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Smuteye   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Three Notch   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Bullock County ...

Bruceville is located in Bullock County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Bullock County: Barbour, Macon, Montgomery, Pike & Russell.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bruceville ...

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.

Bread Tray Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast of Bruceville   [Map]
China Grove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cornerstone   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Hector   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
High Ridge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hooks Crossroads   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Jenkins Crossroads   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Postoak   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Stills Crossroads   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Union Springs   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WNW   34 miles [54.7 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 Bruceville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bruceville. 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   NNW   114 miles [183.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSW   118 miles [189.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   134 miles [215.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   137 miles [220.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WNW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ENE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NNE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.(ABY/KABY)   [Map]   ABY   ESE   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   NNE   5 miles [8 km]
Troy Muni.(ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]   TOI   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brundidge Muni.   [Map]   60A   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Clayton Muni.   [Map]   11A   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   NNE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts 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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [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
 
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
        Website for Jacksonville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
        Website for Savannah / Hilton Head 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
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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 Bruceville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Bruceville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bruceville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0979, Longitude: -85.8483     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bruceville 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 Bruceville), 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 Bruceville.