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Introduction ...

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

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Around Cropwell ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the west of Cropwell. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the west of Cropwell 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 from Cropwell and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   W   27 miles [43.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Acmar   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Avondale Village   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Branchville   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coal City   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Colony   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cook's Springs   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Glen City   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Lincoln   [Map]   6,491   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Logan Martin Dam   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Odenville   [Map]   3,743   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Riverside   [Map]   2,316   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Wattsville   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Windsong Island   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Saint Clair County ...

Cropwell is located in Saint Clair County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Saint Clair County: Blount, Calhoun, Etowah, Jefferson, Shelby & Talladega.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cropwell ...

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.

Colony   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East of Cropwell   [Map]
Dunrowin   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Eden   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Enchanted Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
England Isle   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Fishtrap   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Fountainrun (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Glen City   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Harrisburg   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hunting Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Lakeview   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mays Bend   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Park Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Pine Orchard   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Rocky Ridge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Windsong Island   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cropwell ...

Looking for more information about Cropwell? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cropwell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Cropwell.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Cropwell Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Cropwell


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 Cropwell ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ENE   Less than 2 miles
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   E   23 miles [37 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NNE   30 miles [48.3 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 Cropwell.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cropwell. 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   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   106 miles [170.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   179 miles [288.1 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   202 miles [325.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   59 miles [95 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   86 miles [138.4 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   105 miles [169 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   112 miles [180.2 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ENE   Less than 2 miles
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   E   23 miles [37 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NNE   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County 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
 
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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About Saint Clair County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.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 Cropwell.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cropwell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cropwell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cropwell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5525, Longitude: -86.2688     [Map].

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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 Cropwell), 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 Cropwell.