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Introduction ...

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

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Around Cromwell ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Meridian (MS). It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the west of Cromwell. Meridian (MS) has a population of 39,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the northeast of Cromwell and has a population of 7,000 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler   [Map]   1,773   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,478   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   912   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
De Kalb (MS)   [Map]   1,045   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Decatur (MS)   [Map]   1,788   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Marion (MS)   [Map]   1,555   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Quitman (MS)   [Map]   2,189   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stonewall (MS)   [Map]   1,021   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Waynesboro (MS)   [Map]   4,944   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arrington   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bellamy   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Choctaw City   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cuba   [Map]   317   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Intercourse   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jachin   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lisman   [Map]   498   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Myrtlewood   [Map]   122   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Nanafalia   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Needham   [Map]   89   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pennington   [Map]   207   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ward   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Vimville (MS)   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Whynot (MS)   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Choctaw County ...

Cromwell is located in Choctaw County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Choctaw County: Clarke, Marengo, Sumter, Washington, Clarke (MS), Lauderdale (MS) & Wayne (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cromwell ...

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.

Butler   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South of Cromwell   [Map]
Chapel Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Charles   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Choctaw City   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Cyril   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Derby   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Green Acres   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Hurricane Creek (MS)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Indian Springs   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Little Walker   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Riderwood   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rock Springs   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Clarke Co. Airport   [Map]   23M   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   ESE   43 miles [69.2 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 Cromwell.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cromwell. 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   NE   127 miles [204.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   137 miles [220.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   158 miles [254.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   217 miles [349.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   SW   87 miles [140 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   W   105 miles [169 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   S   106 miles [170.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   E   109 miles [175.4 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   S   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Clarke Co. Airport   [Map]   23M   WSW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Key Fld.(MEI/KMEI)   [Map]   MEI   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   ESE   43 miles [69.2 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
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional 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
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers 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 Cromwell. 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 Cromwell.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cromwell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2288, Longitude: -88.2745     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cromwell 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 Cromwell), 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 Cromwell.