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Introduction ...

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

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Around Hopeful ...

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

The next largest community is Gadsden. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the north of Hopeful and has a population of 35,800 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,359   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,657   N   23 miles [37 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,562   E   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abel   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Barfield   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Blue Mountain   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bynum   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cobb Town   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
De Armanville   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Delta   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Eastaboga   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Elder   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Friendship   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grant Town   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hobson City   [Map]   761   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   6,491   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Munford   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Waldo   [Map]   276   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Talladega County ...

Hopeful 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 Hopeful ...

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.

Coldwater   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North of Hopeful   [Map]
Curry   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Elder   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]
Grant Town   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hall Grove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
House (Historic)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Meadowbrook   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Providence   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Silver Run   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Stockdale   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Sweet Home   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Trinity   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Union   -   8 miles [12.9 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 Hopeful.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   NNE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSW   28 miles [45.1 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 Hopeful.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hopeful. 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   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   85 miles [136.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSW   87 miles [140 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   87 miles [140 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   99 miles [159.3 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   NNE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   SSE   15 miles [24.1 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   WNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SSW   28 miles [45.1 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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
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
 
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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

About Talladega County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hopeful. 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 Hopeful.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hopeful. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4940, Longitude: -85.9125     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hopeful 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 Hopeful), 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 Hopeful.