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Introduction ...

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

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Around Hoods Crossroads ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southwest of Hoods Crossroads. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntsville. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the north of Hoods Crossroads and has a population of 193,000 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 Hoods Crossroads and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   E   23 miles [37 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,677   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SW   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Allgood   [Map]   627   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Altoona   [Map]   919   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Clarence   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,313   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Craig   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Deavers   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fridays Crossing   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Gallant   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Highland Lake   [Map]   425   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,699   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rosa   [Map]   318   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Snead   [Map]   841   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Straight Mountain   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Susan Moore   [Map]   769   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Walnut Grove   [Map]   681   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Blount County ...

Hoods Crossroads is located in Blount County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Blount County: Cullman, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, Saint Clair, Walker & Winston.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hoods Crossroads ...

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.

Bird (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast of Hoods Crossroads   [Map]
Champion   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Clarence   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Fridays Crossing   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Graystone   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Maudlin (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mill (Historic)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Moodys Chapel   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Mountain View   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Murphy Ford   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
New Home   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Nix (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Susan Moore   -   6 miles [9.7 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 Hoods Crossroads.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   ESE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   E   18 miles [29 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   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 Hoods Crossroads.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hoods 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   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   116 miles [186.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   148 miles [238.2 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   186 miles [299.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   215 miles [346 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   85 miles [136.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   ESE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   E   18 miles [29 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Folsom Fld.(3A1/K3A1)   [Map]   3A1   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SE   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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 Hoods Crossroads. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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 Hoods Crossroads.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hoods Crossroads. 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 Hoods Crossroads

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hoods Crossroads. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9884, Longitude: -86.4203     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hoods 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 Hoods 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 Hoods Crossroads.