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The location of Country Haven

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Country Haven.

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Around Country Haven ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the south of Country Haven. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the south of Country Haven and has a population of 85,000 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   S   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Corner   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
County Line   [Map]   260   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Crosston   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kimberly   [Map]   2,964   N   Less than 2 miles
Majestic   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Masseyline   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Morris   [Map]   1,933   S   Less than 2 miles
Mount Olive   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Castle   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pinson   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Red Hill   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Selfville   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Trafford   [Map]   627   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Warrior   [Map]   3,192   N   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Country Haven is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Country Haven ...

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.

Bent Tree   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North of Country Haven   [Map]
Brake Ferry   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Coaldale   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Columbus   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
County Line   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Gardendale   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Majestic   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Partridge Crossroads   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Self Creek   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Short Ferry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Sueann   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Thermal (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Warrior   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NW   39 miles [62.8 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 Country Haven.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Country Haven. 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   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   136 miles [218.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   162 miles [260.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   201 miles [323.5 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   212 miles [341.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   227 miles [365.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   228 miles [366.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   59 miles [95 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   60 miles [96.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 Country Haven.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Country Haven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7670, Longitude: -86.8028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Country Haven 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 Country Haven), 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 Country Haven.