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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Glovers Ferry.

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Around Glovers Ferry ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the west of Glovers Ferry. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the west of Glovers Ferry and has a population of 85,000 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 driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   W   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpine   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bon Air   [Map]   113   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Calcis   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Childersburg   [Map]   4,997   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Comerdale   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cropwell   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dunnavant   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Harpersville   [Map]   1,680   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Logan Martin Dam   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Sterrett   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Vandiver   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Vincent   [Map]   2,118   W   Less than 2 miles
Westover   [Map]   1,542   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Wilsonville   [Map]   1,987   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Winterboro   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Talladega County ...

Glovers Ferry is located in Talladega County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Talladega County: Calhoun, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Saint Clair & Shelby.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Glovers Ferry ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Alpine   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East of Glovers Ferry   [Map]
Chancellor Crossroads   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Cloverdale   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Erratta   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Fountainrun (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Grove Park   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Harpersville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Indian Hill   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Jonesview   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Kings Chapel   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Minor Terrace   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Plantersville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Rocky Ridge   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Wolf Creek   -   9 miles [14.5 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 Glovers Ferry.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   ESE   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 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 Glovers Ferry.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Glovers Ferry. 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   WNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   113 miles [181.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   189 miles [304.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   200 miles [321.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   61 miles [98.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   72 miles [115.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   75 miles [120.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   WSW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   ENE   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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
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
 
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
 

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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 Glovers Ferry.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glovers Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3876, Longitude: -86.3789     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glovers Ferry 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 Glovers Ferry), 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 Glovers Ferry.