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Faunsdale, Alabama

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The location of Faunsdale

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Faunsdale ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Selma. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the east of Faunsdale. Selma has a population of 18,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Demopolis. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the west of Faunsdale and has a population of 6,900 people.

For comparison, Faunsdale has a population of 93 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 Faunsdale and not the distance if you are going to drive.<2>

Community   2017
Brent   [Map]   4,864   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,738   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,845   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,680   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,660   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,687   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Greensboro   [Map]   2,314   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,936   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Livingston   [Map]   3,333   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,314   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,446   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   3,943   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,320   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   3,713   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
York   [Map]   2,280   W   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Alberta   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Arcola   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Browns   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Catherine   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Dayton   [Map]   47   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Forkland   [Map]   600   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Freetown   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gallion   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Newbern   [Map]   175   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pin Hook   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Prairieville   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Providence   [Map]   204   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Safford   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Thomaston   [Map]   386   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
The Village   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]

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

Marengo County ...

Faunsdale is located in Marengo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marengo County: Choctaw, Clarke, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Perry, Sumter & Wilcox.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Faunsdale ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Faunsdale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Faunsdale ...

Looking for more information about Faunsdale? 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 Faunsdale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Faunsdale.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Faunsdale. 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 Faunsdale. 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, attractions 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
    Faunsdale Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Faunsdale

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 Faunsdale ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Vaiden Fld. (FAA ID: A08)   [Map]   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Greensboro Muni. (FAA ID: 7A0)   [Map]   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Demopolis Muni. (FAA ID: DYA)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Eutaw Muni. (FAA ID: 3A7)   [Map]   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pine Hill Muni. (FAA ID: 71A)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Faunsdale.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Faunsdale. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   NNE   90 miles [144.8 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   S   139 miles [223.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   SSE   150 miles [241.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ENE   200 miles [321.9 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   NW   224 miles [360.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   N   52 miles [83.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   E   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Vaiden Fld. (FAA ID: A08)   [Map]   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   SSW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Greensboro Muni. (FAA ID: 7A0)   [Map]   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Demopolis Muni. (FAA ID: DYA)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Eutaw Muni. (FAA ID: 3A7)   [Map]   NNW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pine Hill Muni. (FAA ID: 71A)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 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       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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

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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 Faunsdale.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Faunsdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4580, Longitude: -87.5931     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Faunsdale 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Faunsdale), 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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