;
  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Catherine, Alabama

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AL
Communities

The location of Catherine

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for Catherine
and the surrounding area.
 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Alabama
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Alabama

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Catherine ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Selma. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the northeast of Catherine. Selma has a population of 19,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the northwest of Catherine and has a population of 7,000 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 Catherine and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Autaugaville   [Map]   854   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,773   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,478   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   6,072   S   46 miles [74 km]
Mosses   [Map]   945   E   46 miles [74 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   912   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   N   18 miles [29 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
White Hall   [Map]   804   E   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Anne Manie   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arlington   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boykin   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dayton   [Map]   49   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Freetown   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kimbrough   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Millers Ferry   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Orrville   [Map]   186   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Safford   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Thomaston   [Map]   391   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
The Village   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Vineland   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Yellow Bluff   [Map]   176   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Wilcox County ...

Catherine is located in Wilcox County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wilcox County: Butler, Clarke, Dallas, Lowndes, Marengo & Monroe.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Catherine ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Alberta   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast of Catherine   [Map]
Boiling Springs   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Crumptonia   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Donald   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Flatwood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Kings (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Prairie   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Prairie Bluff   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   SSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   NW   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 Catherine.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Catherine. 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   103 miles [165.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   119 miles [191.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   129 miles [207.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   202 miles [325.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   63 miles [101.4 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   72 miles [115.9 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SSW   112 miles [180.2 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSW   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   SSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   SSE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Craig Fld.(ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]   SEM   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   NW   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [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
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Wilcox County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

- Return to Citation

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Catherine. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1848, Longitude: -87.4695     [Map].

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Catherine), 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.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Catherine.