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Introduction ...

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

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Around Duncanville ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northeast of Duncanville. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the northwest of Duncanville and has a population of 99,500 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 from Duncanville and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   E   41 miles [66 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,177   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta City   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brookwood   [Map]   1,827   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,642   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Coker   [Map]   985   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Holt   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Peterson   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Scottsville   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Vance   [Map]   1,501   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wood Village   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Tuscaloosa County ...

Duncanville is located in Tuscaloosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tuscaloosa County: Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson & Pickens.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Duncanville ...

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.

Cherokee Hills   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest of Duncanville   [Map]
Cottondale   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Cottonwood Park   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Eastern Hills   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Egypt (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hillswood   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Hull   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Huntland   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Jerusalem Heights   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Little Sandy   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Maxwell   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Mimosa Highlands   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Peach Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Running Brook   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sky Ranch   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Skyland Park   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Stokes   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Whispering Hills   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Woodland Park   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Woodland Pines   -   8 miles [12.9 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 Duncanville.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   ENE   38 miles [61.2 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   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 Duncanville.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Duncanville. 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   52 miles [83.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   178 miles [286.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   179 miles [288.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   185 miles [297.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   199 miles [320.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   215 miles [346 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   ENE   38 miles [61.2 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   W   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
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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 Duncanville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duncanville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0618, Longitude: -87.4422     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Duncanville 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 Duncanville), 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 Duncanville.