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East Brookwood, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to East Brookwood.

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Around East Brookwood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the northeast of East Brookwood. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the west of East Brookwood and has a population of 99,500 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
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   E   34 miles [54.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Abernant   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Brookwood   [Map]   1,827   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bull City   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,642   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Green Pond   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Holt   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kellerman   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Kimbrell   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lake View   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
North Bibb   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
North Johns   [Map]   141   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Peterson   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Vance   [Map]   1,501   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Woodstock   [Map]   1,569   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Tuscaloosa County ...

East Brookwood 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 East Brookwood ...

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.

Bibbville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast of East Brookwood   [Map]
Bull City   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Caffee Junction   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Cedar Cove   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Chambers   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Deep Wood   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Fleetwood   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Green Pond   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Hillview   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hurricane Hills   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Lake View   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Old Mill Trace   -   10 miles [16.1 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 East Brookwood.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   18 miles [29 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   36 miles [57.9 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 East Brookwood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from East Brookwood. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   166 miles [267.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   193 miles [310.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   195 miles [313.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   198 miles [318.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   199 miles [320.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   18 miles [29 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   102 miles [164.2 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   45 miles [72.4 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
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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International 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
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 East Brookwood. 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 East Brookwood.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Brookwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2776, Longitude: -87.2903     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Brookwood 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 East Brookwood), 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 East Brookwood.