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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Greenwood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Demopolis. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the north of Greenwood. Demopolis has a population of 7,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Monroeville. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southeast of Greenwood and has a population of 6,100 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 Greenwood and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler   [Map]   1,773   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,919   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Chatom   [Map]   1,231   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Excel   [Map]   665   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,212   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,478   S   5 miles [8 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,907   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lisman   [Map]   498   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Millry   [Map]   522   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,510   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   912   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Thomasville   [Map]   4,002   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Uniontown   [Map]   2,388   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
State Line (MS)   [Map]   551   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Campbell   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coffeeville   [Map]   334   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coy   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dickinson   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Dixon's Mills   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Franklin   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fulton   [Map]   258   NE   Less than 2 miles
Kimbrough   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lower Peach Tree   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Morvin   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Salitpa   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Stave Creek   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Vineland   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Walker Springs   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Whatley   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Clarke County ...

Greenwood is located in Clarke County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Clarke County: Baldwin, Choctaw, Marengo, Mobile, Monroe, Washington & Wilcox.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Greenwood ...

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.

Choctaw Corner   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North of Greenwood   [Map]
Clarksville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Glover   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Grove Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Peacock   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Roundhill   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Rural   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Union   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   34 miles [54.7 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 Greenwood.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Greenwood. 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
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SE   115 miles [185.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   136 miles [218.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SSW   80 miles [128.7 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   ENE   87 miles [140 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   WSW   94 miles [151.3 km]
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   WSW   95 miles [152.9 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   N   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Grove Hill Muni.   [Map]   3A0   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pine Hill Muni.   [Map]   71A   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jackson Muni.   [Map]   4R3   SSW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Camden Muni.   [Map]   61A   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Monroe Co. Airport   [Map]   MVC   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Linden Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   SW   34 miles [54.7 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.

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
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Craig Fld.   (ICAO: KSEM)   [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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [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
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional 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 Greenwood.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7796, Longitude: -87.7600     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenwood 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 Greenwood), 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 Greenwood.