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Introduction ...

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

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Around Flatwood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It lies just south of Flatwood. Montgomery has a population of 200,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the east of Flatwood and has a population of 63,100 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 it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,128   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,781   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,777   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,759   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Troy   [Map]   19,191   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,722   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,749   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Valley Grande   [Map]   ---   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   8,219   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Blue Ridge   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Claud   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Coosada   [Map]   1,244   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Deatsville   [Map]   1,157   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,307   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gibbs Village   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Highland Village   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Holtville   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hope Hull   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mount Meigs   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Town   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sunshine Village   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Waugh   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Young Forte Village   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Montgomery County ...

Flatwood is located in Montgomery County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Montgomery County: Autauga, Bullock, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon & Pike.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Flatwood ...

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.

Eastern Meadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South of Flatwood   [Map]
Five Points   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Garden Square   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hillcrest   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Hughes Ferry   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Jasmine Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Johnstown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
King Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Morningview   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Open Acres   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Prattville Junction   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Sunshine Village   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Timbers   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Willow Springs   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Winters Ferry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 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 Flatwood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Flatwood. 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   NNW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   134 miles [215.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   136 miles [218.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   146 miles [235 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   NE   69 miles [111 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   E   77 miles [123.9 km]
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   SSE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   NW   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Autauga Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Prattville - Grouby Fld.   [Map]   1A9   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Franklin Fld.   [Map]   07A   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   E   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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
Troy Muni.   (ICAO: KTOI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
MacCrenshaw Meml.   (ICAO: KPRN)   [Map]
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

About Montgomery County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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 Flatwood.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flatwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4504, Longitude: -86.2611     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Flatwood 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 Flatwood), 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 Flatwood.