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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Fowlers Crossroads.

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Around Fowlers Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the south of Fowlers Crossroads. Tuscaloosa has a population of 99,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bessemer. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Fowlers Crossroads and has a population of 26,500 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 Fowlers Crossroads and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adamsville   [Map]   4,360   E   41 miles [66 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,432   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,074   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,739   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,171   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,177   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,815   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,531   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Columbus (MS)   [Map]   24,561   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bankston   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bazemore   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Berry   [Map]   1,099   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bluff   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Carbon Hill   [Map]   1,964   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Corona   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eldridge   [Map]   127   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   492   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kansas   [Map]   219   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kirkland   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Old Town   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Patton   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rock City   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rossland City   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Townley   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Fayette County ...

Fowlers Crossroads is located in Fayette County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Fayette County: Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Fowlers Crossroads ...

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.

Berry   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South of Fowlers Crossroads   [Map]
Bobo   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Carbon Hill   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Dogtown   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Glen Allen   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Howard   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Kansas   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Pea Ridge   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pocahontas   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Texas   -   8 miles [12.9 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 Fowlers Crossroads.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NE   40 miles [64.4 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 Fowlers Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fowlers Crossroads. 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   54 miles [86.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   157 miles [252.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   169 miles [272 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   186 miles [299.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   231 miles [371.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   238 miles [383 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   65 miles [104.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NE   76 miles [122.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   ENE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NE   40 miles [64.4 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
 
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
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [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
 
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
 
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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Fowlers Crossroads.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fowlers Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8012, Longitude: -87.6633     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fowlers Crossroads 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 Fowlers Crossroads), 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 Fowlers Crossroads.