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Introduction ...

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

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Around Eldridge ...

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

The next largest community is Northport. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the south of Eldridge and has a population of 25,000 people.

For comparison, Eldridge has a population of 130 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
Population
DirectionDistance
Adamsville   [Map]   4,360   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   SE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,432   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,074   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,739   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,343   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,177   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,066   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bankston   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bazemore   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   879   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carbon Hill   [Map]   1,964   E   5 miles [8 km]
Farriss   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   492   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gu-Win   [Map]   170   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kansas   [Map]   219   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lynn   [Map]   638   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Natural Bridge   [Map]   36   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Nauvoo   [Map]   211   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Slicklizzard   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Townley   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Twin   [Map]   387   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Walker County ...

Eldridge is located in Walker County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Walker County: Blount, Cullman, Fayette, Jefferson, Marion, Tuscaloosa & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Eldridge ...

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.

Carbon Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East of Eldridge   [Map]
Dogtown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Flatwood   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Glen Allen   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Howard   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Kansas   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Rock City   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Texas   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eldridge ...

Looking for more information about Eldridge? 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 Eldridge, 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 Eldridge.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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


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 Eldridge ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   N   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 Eldridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Eldridge. 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   ESE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   154 miles [247.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   161 miles [259.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   184 miles [296.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   239 miles [384.6 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   ENE   243 miles [391.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   245 miles [394.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   56 miles [90.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NE   68 miles [109.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   WNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   N   36 miles [57.9 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Walker County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.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 Eldridge.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eldridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9228, Longitude: -87.6192     [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 Eldridge), 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 Eldridge.