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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Durdens Ferry.

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Around Durdens Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the northeast of Durdens Ferry. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Meridian (MS). It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the west of Durdens Ferry and has a population of 39,100 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 Durdens Ferry and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,357   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Brent   [Map]   4,919   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,773   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,019   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,749   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,365   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,454   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,432   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,436   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
York   [Map]   2,373   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Macon (MS)   [Map]   2,614   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Akron   [Map]   334   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Arcola   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arrington   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bellamy   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Boligee   [Map]   306   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clinton   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Epes   [Map]   181   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Forkland   [Map]   597   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   195   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Gallion   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Moore Town   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oak Village   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pin Hook   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Prairieville   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sawyerville   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Sumter County ...

Durdens Ferry is located in Sumter County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sumter County: Choctaw, Greene, Marengo, Pickens, Kemper (MS), Lauderdale (MS) & Noxubee (MS).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Durdens Ferry ...

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.

Birdeye   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East of Durdens Ferry   [Map]
Braggville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Five Points   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Forkland   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Glovers Ferry   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hall Creek   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Hillman Ferry   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Lukes Landing   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Merryweathers Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Rocky Ford   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Roe Landing   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Thornhill   -   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 Durdens Ferry.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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 Durdens Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Durdens Ferry. 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   93 miles [149.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   155 miles [249.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   169 miles [272 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   203 miles [326.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   214 miles [344.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   251 miles [403.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NNE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ESE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   SW   115 miles [185.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Demopolis Muni.   [Map]   DYA   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Vaiden Fld.   [Map]   A08   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        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
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Durdens Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Durdens Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6315, Longitude: -87.9308     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Durdens Ferry 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 Durdens Ferry), 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 Durdens Ferry.